12/1 | 21:30 | Hasta Siempre, Comandante
Ernesto, a 14-year-old barber, wants to get a tattoo despite his father’s adamant objection. Living in the shadow of the revolutionary generation’s unrelenting Cuban ideals, he must reconcile these values with the reality around him
Director of Photography
Монтажа / Film Editing
Black Factory Cinema
Andrés Rodriguez Rodriguez, Ernesto Rodriguez Acosta
Faisal Attrache was born in Syria in 1988, he grew up in the United States and is currently based in Berlin. He is a writer, director and producer who strives to tell stories with a socially conscious message. His short docu-fiction film Hasta Siempre, Comandante, made in Cuba under the tutelage of Abbas Kiarostami, won a Mention Spéciale du Jury at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, France in 2018. His short documentary Growing Home (2014) had its international premiere at the Sheffield DocFest, and was awarded Best Documentary Short Film at the Newport Beach Film Festival. He received an MFA in Film Production from the USC School of Cinematic Arts, Los Angeles.