An intimate and revealing autoethnographic documentary about uprootedness, motherhood, love of film, friendship and freedom. Two filmmakers who have been best friends since childhood, both part of the Cuban diaspora, share their intimate and emotional journey while they try to find themselves and each other in a foreign land.
Heidi Hassan was born in 1978 in Cuba. After getting a degree in Cinematography from the International Film School in 2002, she emigrated to Switzerland where she got her diploma in Film Directing in 2008. Her work has been presented in prestigious international film festivals where they received several awards and critical acclaim. Her second full-length documentary, «In a whisper», made in collaboration with Patricia Pérez Fernández won the Best Feature-Length Documentary Award at IDFA.
Patricia Pérez Fernández was born in 1978 in Cuba. After getting a degree in Drama from Havana’s Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA), she continued her training at the International Film School of San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba, where she got her diploma in Film Directing in 2002. In 2003 she got a scholarship to pursue postgraduate studies at the Film and Audiovisual School of Catalonia (ESCAC) and migrated to Spain. «In a whisper» is her debut as a full-length documentary director, made in collaboration with Heidi Hassan.
|Script||Patricia Pérez Fernández,|
|Camera||Patricia Pérez Fernández,|
|Music||Olivier Militon Patricia Cadaveira|
|Production||Matriuska Producciones S.L.,|
Producciones de la 5ta Avenida,
PCT Cinéma & Télévision S.A.
|World sales||Habanero Film Sales,|