La profesora de inglés / The English Teacher
Alan Gonzalez / Cuba / Fiction / 2014 / 14 min


Tired of her husband’s terminal illness, Sonia decides to resume giving English classes at home.

Cansada de la enfermedad terminal de su marido, Sonia decide volver a dar clases de inglés en su casa.

Awards: Best Short at Muestra de Jóvenes Realizadores, Cuba


Alan Gonzalez lives in Cuba. He has a Degree in Audiovisual Communication from the University of Arts in Cuba. He also studied script writing at EICTV, Cuba, and anthropological research tools applied to cinema at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. He was selected to participate as part of the young Mezcal jury in the 29th International Film Festival of Guadalajara, Mexico. He worked as script writer on short films that won awards in countries such as Cuba, Russia, Trinidad and Tobago, Spain, the United States, and Uruguay. The English Teacher is his first short fiction film as a director.