In a small village in the Dominican Republic, Anna, a 12-year-old girl, is living a difficult childhood. Faced with an irresponsible mother, she must take care of her two younger sisters. Meanwhile she dreams of making her first communion, and of wearing an immaculate white dress.
(17mins) | Dominican Republic
Spanish, with English subtitles
Yanillys Pérez is a Venezuelan-Dominican director/writer/actress. She started her acting career in Santo Domingo, and continued her studies in London, New York and Paris. In 2011 she wrote, produced and directed On The Other Side (ttff/14). At present, she’s finishing a documentary, Esperanzas de Cartón. Her most recent short, Broken Ceilings (ttff/14), was a selection of the prestigious Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival in France.