Bengaluru International Film Festival - BIFFES

Synopsis

14-year-old Segundo lives with his parents in a village high in the magnificent mountains of Peru. His father Noe is a respected artist and Segundo’s role model. Noe is teaching Segundo the necessary skills to carry on in his footsteps. But cracks have developed in their close relationship because Noe is keeping a dark secret, the film peeks behind the facade of a seemingly intact village community where homophobic attitudes enforced by patriarchal laws are carried out with remorseless violence.


Awards

Won Best Film – Berlin IFF (Crystal Bear - Special Mention & Teddy Jury Award), Cape Town IFF (Jury Special Mention Award), Frameline San Francisco International LGBTQ FF (Jury Prize, Outstanding First Feature Award), Havana FF(Award of the Havana University, Grand Prize Coral Award & Martin Luther King Memorial Center Award), Inside Out Toronto LGBT FF(Bill Sherwood Award), Martin Luther King Memorial Center Award & Audience Award), Molodist IFF(Prize of the Ecumenical Jury), Rhode Island IFF (Grand Prize - Alternative Spirit Award), Vancouver Latin American FF | Nominated Best Film – Braunschweig IFF, Melbourne IFF, San Sebastian IFF