In Santo Domingo, while others dream of migrating to the US, Miguel, a young Dominican, dreams of building a home on his island with his childhood love Laura, who lives under her grandmother’s roof. When the grandmother discovers her relationship with Miguel, Laura’s life changes forever.


(14mins) | Dominican Republic


Spanish with English subtitles



Yanillys Pérez Photograph of Yanillys Pérez 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.