Mila Caos



Every weekend at an illegal drag show in a suburb of Havana, Sebastián, a 17 year old Cuban teenager, transforms into »Mila Caos«.
He suffers from his mother's indifference and dreams that one day she will see him on stage.

Cuba - Germany, Fiction 18 min. 35mm Colour 

Cast: Yaniel Castillo, Rebeca Aragón, Paula Ali, Jaime Reyes Nomi, Felipe Reyes, Betsy Padrón Script: Fabián Suarez und Simon Jaikiriuma Paetau Cinematographer: Charlotte Michel Sound: Raynier Hinojosa, Vincent Ribaud Costume Design, Production Design: Alicia Estrella Editor: Ilka M. Valdés Motion Design: Sergio Ferroj Music: Juan Formell Executive Producers: Viana González Delgado, Claudía Olivera Peña Production: Academy of Media Arts, Escuela Internacional de Cine y Television, Simon J. Paetau


Festivallist(more than 80 Filmfestivals):

MoMA - New Directors, New Film 2011, New York, USA; Festival de Cannes 2011, Frankreich, (Directors‘ Fortnight); Rotterdam International Film Festival, Niederlande (Official Selection); Tampere International Film Festival (International Competition), Finnland; Oberhausen, Deutschland; Curtas Vila do Conde (International Competition), Portugal; Festival Internacional de Cine de Cartagena de Indias, (International Competition), Kolumbien; Festival Internacional de Curtas-Metragens, São Paulo, (International Competition), Brasilien; DokuFest Prizren, Kosovo; NewFest LGTB Film Festival New York, USA; FreshFilmFest, Prague,Tschechische Republik; Zagreb Film Festival, Kroatien; Bucharest Experimental International Film Festival, Rumänien; Kort lmfestivalen, Norway (Honourable Mention); Framline36 in San Franscisco, USA; Human Rights Arts & Film Festival, Australia; Cinématèque Française, Paris, Frankreich; Istanbul International Short Film Festival,Türkei; Kaunas International Film Festival, Litauen; River Run Filmfestival in Padova(1. Preis), Italien; PACT Zollverein, Essen, Deutschland; Mix Copenhagen (Special Mention), Dänemark; Southwest Gay & Lesbian Film Festival; USA Queer Lisboa - Lisbon Gay and Lesbian Film Festival 2012; Portugal; Queer lm festival Mezipatra,Tschechische Republik; Out in the Desert 2013: Tucson‘s International LGTB FilmFestival, USA; Ciclo Rosa, Cinemateca Distrital; Bogotá, Colombia, 21st OUTrageous! Santa Barbara LGBTFilm Festival, USA; LGBT Film Festival called CLOSE, 21st OUTrageous! Santa Barbara LGBTFilm Festival, USA LGBT Film Festival called CLOSE, Brasil; ISAFF OPEN CINEMA, International Short & AnimationFilm Festi-val, St.Petersburg, Russia Annual Calcutta Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Film & Video Festival DIALOGUES, India, Lakino Berlin, Deutschland; Puerto Rico Queer Film Festival, Puerto Rico,The 8th Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival, Israel 2. Kuirfest Ankara,Türkei, exground filmfest Wiesbaden, Festival Pantalla Latina St. Gallen, Cine Latino Tübingen, Norwegian Short Film Festival Grimstad, Encounters Bristol International Film Festival, Kontanzer kurz.film.spiele, Kalpanirjhar International Short Fiction Film festival India