Made in Spain, Class of 2008 alumni Xavier Marrades's short film Cucli will be making it's New York Premiere at the 55th New York Film Festival at Lincoln Center. The film will be showing during the Shorts 4 Program taking place on Saturday September 30th and Tuesday October 3rd. Marrades will be in attendance for both for a q-&-a post screening. To purchase tickets please click here.
The short film follows a widowed truck driver considers the nature of his companionship with a dove in this ethereal, moving work about loss and renewal. Ramon lives with his parents, although he is away most of the week working as a truck driver. These are long and lonely trips until he meets a very special companion that changes everything. Cucli tells a story about love and companionship after death and its transformative effect. How through memories, the supernatural can find its way into our mundane lives.