Directed by Jose Fernando Rodriguez
November 7, 2017 7:30 pm SOLD OUT
Comprised of Hi8 videos, ADOLESCENCIA presents a portrait of a teenage boy in 2002 Puerto Rico who films odd and unusual movie vignettes by himself – and tries to get a girl’s attention in the process.
José Fernando Rodriguez was born and raised in Puerto Rico and grew up with a passion for movies. After interning as an assistant to producer Amy Hobby, he settled in New York City and became a script/book reader for a production company while also working on commercials, short films and features. He is currently the Director of Documentary Programs at Tribeca Film Institute, where he oversees the growth and funding for all of their documentary funds and leads documentary workshops in the US as well as throughout Latin America. He wrote and directed the fiction short DEAD-END (2016), and is currently on the festival circuit with his documentary short Adolescencia (2017).
Cast: Tatiana Rosado, Jose Fernando Rodriguez
Crew: Guillermo Zouain, Alan Muniz
96 minsThe OPENING NITE screening of the Nitehawk Shorts Festival highlights diverse short films by nine independent filmmakers that address power, corruption, family, and coming of age. Includes post-screening Q&A.