San Miguel

A Film by Cris Gris

Synopsis

In order to heal her grieving mother, Ana, a devout 9-year-old girl, pushes her faith to its limit in hopes of divine intervention.

Director

  • Picture of Cris Gris © Cris Gris

    Cris Gris

    Based in NYC. From Monterrey, Mexico. Cris Gris' work has been screened internationally in various venues, including art galleries. She is known for being multifaceted; moving between acting, writing and directing. She landed her first leading role in the feature independent drama Fish Bones (2018). Gris’ has written and directed various fashion films, art and music videos which have been published in magazines such as Juxtapoz and nominated by MTV Latin America for “Video of the Year”. Her short film San Miguel (2018), received the renowned Spike Lee Film Production Fund, and a Hollywood Foreign Press Association grant. She is currently writing a pilot and developing her first feature film.

Awards + Festivals

  • ATLANTA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, World Premiere, Atlanta, USA)March 18, 2018
  • NALIP MEDIA SUMMIT - NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LATINO INDEPENDENT PRODUCERS (Official Selection, Los Angeles, USA)June 23, 2018
  • NEW ORLEANS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, New Orleans, USA)October 17, 2018
  • MORELIA INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Mexican Short Film Selection, Morelia, Mexico)October 20, 2018
  • *BEST PLOT*
    BEYOND EARTH FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Kolkata, India)December 22, 2018
  • 4th INDIE-LINCS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lincolnshire, UK)February 14, 2019
  • *FINALIST*
    2nd MOSCOW SHORT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Moscow, Russia)February 28, 2019
  • 6th BERLIN FEMINIST FILM WEEK (Official Selection, Berlin, Germany)March 7, 2019
  • 5th BEESTON FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Beeston Nottingham, United Kingdom)March 13, 2019
  • 9th CA' FOSCARI SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Venice, Italy)March 20, 2019
  • 6th TORINO UNDERGROUND CINEFEST (Official Selection, Turin, Italy)March 24, 2019
  • 8th HEADWATERS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Bemidji, MN, USA)March 27, 2019
  • 19th BEVERLY HILLS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Beverly Hills, USA)April 3, 2019
  • 18th IVY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Providence, RI, USA)April 8, 2019
  • 2nd SWINDON INDEPENDANT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK)April 15, 2019
  • 48th SEHSÜCHTE INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL (FUTURE Teens Section, Potsdam, Germany)April 24, 2019
  • 3rd ANNUAL JIM THORPE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Jim Thorpe, PA, USA)April 25, 2019
  • 22nd CINE LAS AMERICAS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Austin, TX, USA)May 1, 2019
  • 10th LEIDEN INT'L SHORT FILM EXPERIENCE (Official Selection, Leiden, The Netherlands)May 9, 2019
  • 5th NASSAU FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Princeton, NJ, USA)May 18, 2019
  • 48th KYIV INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL MOLODIST (Official Selection, Kyiv, Ukraine)May 25, 2019
  • 8th ANNUAL BREAKTHROUGHS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Toronto, Canada)June 7, 2019
  • OLBIA FILM NETWORK (Film Market Professional Video Library, Olbia, Italy)June 19, 2019
  • 4th BURGAS INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Burgas, Bulgaria)June 19, 2019
  • 1st BALTIC INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Mechelinki, Poland)June 29, 2019
  • 15th MONTERREY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Monterrey, Mexico)August 15, 2019
  • 4th NEW RENAISSANCE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, London, United Kingdom)August 22, 2019
  • 3rd MANIFESTO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Amsterdam, The Netherlands)September 6, 2019
  • 13th PENTEDATTILO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Reggio Calabria, Italy)September 19, 2019
  • 11th SAN FRANCISCO LATINO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, San Francisco, CA, USA)September 20, 2019
  • 8th VISIONI CORTE INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Gaeta, Italy)September 21, 2019
  • 5th MINIKINO FILM WEEK (Official Selection, Bali, Indonesia)October 5, 2019
  • 4th ADIRONDACK FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Glens Falls, New York, USA)October 17, 2019
  • 6th STUDENT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rijeka, Croatia)October 17, 2019
  • 2nd LINZ INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Linz, Austria)November 7, 2019
  • 14th LA PLATA LATINAMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, La Plata, Argentina)November 23, 2019

Trailer

Crew

Director
Cris Gris
Screenplay
Cris Gris
Producer
Carolina Tamez Rodriguez, Paul Rachman, A. J. Gomez, Roberto Niebla
Director of Photography
Sheldon Chau
Costume Design
Jazmin Aldaz
Sound
Humberto Gonzalez, Gerardo A. Villarreal
Editor
Cris Gris
Colorist
Felipe Martinez
Sound Design
John Nathans, Gerardo A. Villarreal

Details

Running Time
18 min.
Shooting Format
Digital
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1,85:1
Sound
Stereo

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

arkus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

FILM SCHOOL

NYU, Tisch School of the Arts
John Tintonri
jt42@nyu.edu

DIRECTOR

Cris Gris
cr.tamez@gmail.com
www.crisgris.com