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Short Film Saturdays

Live film screenings & Q&A’s w/ emerging filmmakers of color.

Join us on Youtube live for Short Film Saturdays! Discover the Global South Diasporas’ hottest emerging filmmakers for live short film screenings followed by interactive Q&As with the directors. Why short films? Often celebrated and then shelved, shorts are a filmmaker’s purest, rawest form of artistic expression, and executed within the boundaries of smaller production budgets. Most short films don’t get seen beyond the festival circuit. We can’t think of a better way to open our minds to new stories, cultures & POVs! 

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Short Film Saturdays
Ft. Mauricio Sáenz-Cánovas & Edwin FrankO

Welcome back to Soleil Space's Short Film Saturdays! This week, we chat with Puerto Rican- American filmmaker, Edwin FrankO and Mexican-American filmmaker, Mauricio Sáenz-Cánovas !

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Meet The Directors

Mauricio Sáenz-Cánovas

Mauricio Sáenz-Cánovas

Visual artist and filmmaker with an experimental praxis that blends fictional elements into predominantly ethnographic and social contexts. Selected festivals include International Film Festival Rotterdam, AFI Fest, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Ann Arbor Film Festival, and Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, among others.

Edwin FrankO

Edwin FrankO

Puerto Rican and Mexican descent hailing from Barrio Logan of Southeast San Diego. He graduated from USC’s School of Cinematic Arts with an emphasis in directing. FrankO began his artistic journey as a hip-hop dancer. Edwin discovered his “fuego” back at Point Loma High School when a film colleague asked if he can dance and act in his film.



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Previous Features

SFS Director Q&A : Dec 3rd

SFS Director Q&A : November 19th

SFS Director Q&A : November 12th

SFS Director Q&A : October 29th

SFS Director Q&A : October 15th

SFS Director Q&A : October 8th

SFS Director Q&A : September 17th

SFS Director Q&A : September 10th

SFS Director Q&A : August 27th

SFS Director Q&A : August 13th

SFS Director Q&A : July 30th

SFS Director Q&A : July 9th

SFS Director Q&A: June 25th

SFS Director Q&A: June 15th

SFS Director Q&A: June 9th

SFS Director Q&A : June 2nd

SFS Director Q&A : March 14th

SFS Director Q&A : May 7th

SFS Director Q&A : April 23rd

SFS Director Q&A : April 16th

SFS Director Q&A : April 9th

SFS Director Q&A : April 2nd

SFS Director Q&A : March 26th -

SFS Director Q&A : March 19th

SFS Director Q&A : March 5th

SFS Director Q&A : Feb 19th

SFS Director Q&A : Feb 5th