DON'T KNOCK

German Age Rating

For several years, Blanca and Carlos have preserved the room of their son, who disappeared. The mother waters the bonsai daily; the father does not dare to enter. One day, a ball breaks the window, forcing the couple to face the absence of their child.



  • Duration: 10 Min.

  • Film School: POLI, Politécnico Grancolombiano

Also in this Program:
HOFBRÄU TROPHY: LIQUIDS OF LIFE
HOFBRÄU TROPHY: DECISIONS
HOFBRÄU TROPHY: THE BEERBOARD
EYES SHUT
DO NOT FEAR
END OF SEASON

tags: Relationship, Family, Feature Film, Death

Cast: Claudia Elcure, Sebastián Ospina

Credits

Screenplay: Solanlli Lozano Ruíz, Karen Albarracín Montoya

Director of Photography: Juan Camilo Espinosa

Film Editor: Jorge Esteban Pitta

Production Designer: Valentina Hernández

Costume Design: Natalia Camacho

Sound: Andrés Zafra, Yeison Nieto, Karen Vanegas

Producer: Jennifer Forero Ciro

Director: Solanlli Lozano Ruíz, Karen Albarracín Montoya

biography

Karen Albarracin (first photo) was born in Bogotá, Colombia, in 1993. She studies film directing and cinematography production at Universidad Politecnico Grancolombiano. Her narratives experiment with diverse types of reality, mixing documentary and fiction. Following her first short fiction film NO TOCAR (DO NOT TOUCH) (2018), co-directed with Solanlli Lozano, she wrote and directed her second short film, PUERTO (PORT). Karen has also been the art director of various shorts. Her first full-length screenplay was for CÓLERA MORBO, directed by Alfonso Acosta.


Solanlli Lozano (second photo), born in 1994, grew up in the Paraíso neighborhood in suburban Bogotá, Colombia. She studied cinematography and journalism at Universidad Politecnico Grancolombiano. REC (2015) was nominated as the best university Web series in FISMED (the International Web Series Festival of Medellín), where it received special mention. Following her first short fiction film NO TOCAR (DO NOT TOUCH), co-directed with Karen Albarracin, she wrote and directed her second short film, ¿DONDE VIVES? (WHERE DO YOU LIVE?) (both 2018).


 

Screenings

Wednesday, 11/21/2018, 2:30 PM (75 Min.)
Filmmuseum
Friday, 11/23/2018, 7:30 PM (75 Min.)
Filmmuseum