Skip to main content

Fidel

USA, 1998 (MIFF 1999, Fiction)

Director: Marta Ibarondo

Fidel tells the story of a 14 year old mutt and his buddy Alberto, a Cuban widower. A stunningly photographed NY tale about the painful acceptance of loss.

See also...

Claire Makes it Big

Did anyone ever believe Hollywood wasn't a bag of tricks? Claire has integrity, ambition and talent, a playwright boyfriend with a hot screenplay and the leading role written just for her. What more ... More »

Dirt

A man's strange obsession with dirt becomes an unusual allegory for individuality and self-sufficiency. ... More »

I Remember

In his book, Joe Brainard recounts his life through a series of dairy-like entries, each beginning with the words "I remember". This engrossing short film is a visual summary of some of the entries ... More »

Shopkeeping

A man tries to protect himself from a protection racket until a furtive romance throws his morals into question. Shopkeeping manages to be touching, suspenseful and emotionally powerful without ... More »

The Third Wheel

A bomb inside a baby, a fanatical anti-abortionist, his pregnant wife and a psychopathic hitchhiker, all in a car, on a drive that takes longer than expected. A juxtaposition of fears, ideotogies and ... More »

The Bloody Nose

Tracey has a cigarette and dances to a jazz solo. She gets a nosebleed. Her boyfriend comes home. Two people hear news of a friend's affair. A fleeting moment; a peek in a neighbours win­dow, or ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director