It’s been several days of cross-country for Miguel and his father. Despite of them walking deep into the wild, they can’t find any animals to hunt. Exhausted by the boorish demands of his traveling companion, Miguel enters the forest during the night, finding a strange monster that dwells there. The boy decides not to reveal the episode and hide the fear he begins to experience. Miguel is torn between his deepest fears and the desire to be a “real man” as dictated by his father, putting his own identity and nature in question.

Director Bio

Juan Pablo Arias Muñoz is a Chilean filmmaker based in Los Angeles, California. His latest work, the horror/drama short film "Hombre" was presented at the New York Film Festival 2017, the Stockholm Film Festival 2017 and Seattle International Film Festival 2018 among many others. The short film was also awarded "Best Iberoamerican Short Film" in Elche's Independent Film Festival (Spain) and won the "Prix Courtoujours" at the 30es Cinélatino, Rencontres de Toulouse (France).


  • Directed by:Juan Pablo Arias Muñoz
  • Written by:Juan Pablo Arias Muñoz
  • Produced by:María Ignacia Melo & Maximiliano Scheleff
  • Runtime:21 mins
  • Completion Date:July 20, 2017
  • Country of Origin:Chile
  • Category:International Live-Action
  • Selection:In Competition - Programme 16
  • Screening Time / Venue:
    Fri 16th - Cooney's Hotel - 3:30-4:30pm
    / Sun 18th - Cooney's Hotel - 11am-12pm
  • Links: Website

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  • 06 January, 2020

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