LA CAPA AZUL
The Blue Cape
Alejandra López | Puerto Rico | Fiction | 2019 | 5 min
In Puerto Rico, devastated by the hurricane, medicine can be hard to get. A young child has to grow beyond his limits if he wants to help his grandfather.
Festivals / Awards: Jury Award, Cleveland International Film Festival; Best Ibero American Short, Elche International Independent Film Festival; Best Short, Cinefiesta Puerto Rico International Short Film Festival.
Alejandra López (San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1991), director and writer. She became leader of the Ministry of Drama of her local church when she was 19 years old, writing and directing plays, and worked as a PA on several films, such as “Runner Runner”, “22 Jump Street” and “Masterminds”. She has also directed two short films and has her own production company, Producciones Acento. Her short “Fulano” has gained numerous awards. It has screened in festivals in New York and California, including the San Diego Latino Film Festival. She’s the Assistant to the Director and a Staff Writer on Crackle’s original series “Startup”.