11/22/2019 06:00 pm – Krypta der Marktkirche
Costa Rica/Spain 2019 94 min Spanish original version with English subtitles
by Antonella Sudasassi Furniss
Script: Antonella Sudasassi Furniss, DoP: Andrés Campos, Editor: Raúl de Torres, Music: Sergio de la Puente, Producer: Amaya Izquierdo, Production: Betta Films, Cast: Daniella Valenciano, Leynar Gómez, Isabella Moscoso, Avril Alpízar
“The filmmaker leads her audience on an exploration of society, family and female sexuality, presenting a beautifully intricate and yet recognisable story of growth and empowerment.” (theupcoming.co.uk)
More information: https://www.figafilms.com/el-despertar-de-las-hormigas
Antonella Sudasassi Furniss, born in San José/Costa Rica in 1986, has a Bachelor in Media Management and a degree in Audiovisual Production at the University of Costa Rica. During her professional development, she showed strong inclination for the visual arts. In 2015, she began the transmedia project HORMIGAS, which seeks to explore sexuality in the vital stages of women. In 2016, she premiered the project’s short film, LA NIÑEZ, which participated in festivals in ten countries, won the Award for Best Central American Short Film at Festival Ícaro 2018 in El Salvador and was acquired by Central American, Antilles and USA television stations. Her first feature film HORMIGAS premiered in the “Forum” section of the Berlin International Film Festival 2019 in Germany.