Special Mention Iboamerican Shorts in Competition – 30th FICG Festival Internacional de Cine en Guadalajara
Best Short Film – 33rd OutFest Los Angeles LGBTI Film Festival
Audience Award and Special Jury Mention – Sicilia Queer Film Festival
Best Short Film – 7th Festival del Nuevo Cine Mexicano de Durango
Carlos sweeps and mops the floor of an old-time barber shop. The day before Independence Day, among the customers is Julio. Their eyes meet, and when the barbershop closes, Julio comes back for Carlos. They spend the night together, eating, chatting and even dancing, knowing full well that this encounter will be brief and short-lived.
producer and film director, was born in 1972. Among the long feature films he has produced, A Thousand Clouds of Peace Fence the Sky, Love; Your Being Love Will Never End (2003, identities 2003) and Raging Sun, Raging Sky (2008), both directed by Julián Hernández were awarded with the Teddy Award at Berlinale in 2003 and 2009; Broken Sky, also directed by Julián Hernández, was included in the official selection of Berlinale 2006.