Director's reel

2015 Shorts Directed by Nathalie Álvarez Mesén


Winner of Palm Springs Shortfest 2016 : Award for Best Live Action under 15 minutes

Seven-year-old Filip admires his sixteen-year-old brother Sebastian most of all. One evening, Filip sees something unexpected happen between Sebastian and Sebastian’s best friend. He doesn’t know how to handle it.

Screened at:

BUFF Youth and Children Film Festival, Malmö 2015
Stockmotion, Stockholm 2015

IndieLisboa, Lisboa 2016
Oberhausen Short Film Festival, Oberhausen 2016
Around International Film Festival - Best Short Film (April)
LA Film Festival, Los Angeles 2016
Palm Springs Shortfest, Palm Springs 2016 : Award for Best Live Action under 15 minutes - Non-student category
Valencia International Film Festival
Outfest, Los Angeles 2016
Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival
Baltic States Open Place
San Diego International Kids Film Festival
Encounters Film Festival
New Orleans Film Festival
Reel Pride Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Dayton LGBT Film Fest
Cinema Diverse
Hamptons Film Festival
Queer Film Festival MEZIPATRA
Nordic Film Days Lübeck
Tampa Bay International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
Asiana International Short Film Festival
Newfilmmakers NY
St Cloud Film Fest
Mix Brazil Festival
Costa Rica International Film Festival - National Competition - Special Mention
Mardi Gras Film Festival

Sicilia Queer International New Visions Filmfest
GayCharlotte Film Festival
Hollyshorts Film Festival - Best Student Film
IWFF Dortmund
Korea Queer Film Festival
Queer Film Festival Oldenburg
QueerFilmFestival Esslingen
Film Frontera Showcase

Feminist Border Arts Film Festival



During a family party in the countryside, we follow Nia and her cousin Teo, whose relationship balances on the edge of what is considered normative. A film about power, sexuality, love and the urge to explore.

Stockholm Film Festival 2015
Atlanta Film Festival 2016
Telluride Film Festival 2016 (Calling Cards)
Shnit International Film Festival, Playground Costa Rica, Jury's award - Best Film
Selected as a Vimeo Staff Pick

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