LA CAPA AZUL

The Blue Cape

Alejandra López | Puerto Rico | Fiction | 2019 | 5 min

SYNOPSIS

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.

ESPAÑOL
En Puerto Rico, devastado por el huracán, la medicina puede ser difícil de conseguir. Un niño pequeño tiene que crecer más allá de sus límites si quiere ayudar a su abuelo..

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.


DIRECTOR BIO

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”.

ESPAÑOL
Alejandra López (San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1991), directora y escritora. A los diecinueve años se convirtió en líder del Ministerio de Drama de su iglesia local, escribiendo y dirigiendo obras teatrales, y trabajó como PA en varias películas, como «Runner Runner», «22 Jump Street» y «Masterminds». También ha dirigido dos cortometrajes y tiene su propia casa productora, Producciones Acento. Su corto «Fulano» ha ganado numerosos premios. Se ha presentado en festivales en Nueva York y California, incluido el Festival de Cine Latino de San Diego. Ella es la asistente del director y una de las escritoras de la serie original de Crackle «Startup».