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COMO LA FLOR

FEATURE LENGTH

(In-Development)
Written & Directed by: Serge Garcia & Jazmin Garcia

Synopsis:
A woman opens a breach in time and memory as she broadcasts from an abandoned radio station in her father’s hometown.


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EL NECECER ROJO 
(The Red Vanity Case)

DOCUMENTARY SHORT

Directed by: Serge Garcia
Written by:Azalea Aguilar
Cinematography: Edson Reyes
Length: 15:00 min
Format: 16mm
Year: 2024

Synopsis:
The filmmaker's mother recalls her own mother and childhood in the 1960s bouncing between Mexico and California. Her mother's small red vanity case becomes a symbol of her independence as a woman and also of her inaccessibility as a maternal figure. Set against a tableau of shots in present day Mexico City, the film becomes an intimate intergenerational portrait about growing up with an unconventional single mother.


Festivals:
- International Film Festival Rotterdam, 2024




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A GENERAL DISAPPOINTMENT 

NARRATIVE SHORT

Directed by: Serge Garcia
Cinematography: Simon Köcher
Length: 25:00 min
Format: 16mm, 35mm
Year: 2022

Synopsis:
A General Disappointment bends the quotidian with ordinary scenes that are overlaid with stories told through text that wander through a night at a sex club, domestic duties at home, and the existential aftermath after a failed attempt to go on a date. The experience invites us to ponder over the systemic failures inherent to capitalist societies, and how vain their promises of happiness and self-fulfillment are.


Festivals:
- Rencontres Internationales, Paris, 2023
- Official Selection @ FID Marseille 2022
- Official Selection @ BIEFF 2022

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ANTENNA

DOCUMENTARY SHORT

Directed by: Serge Garcia
Cinematography: Serge Garcia
Length: 9:00 min
Format: 16mm
Year: 2022

Festivals:
- Other Gems @ FID Marseille 2021

Synopsis:
Antenna is a documentary portrait that centers around the making of
Declan Clarke‘s political thriller What Are the Wild Waves Saying?


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GRAND CENTRAL HOTEL

SHORT FILM

Director & Cinematographer: Serge Garcia
Written by: Terre Thaemlitz & Serge Garcia
Length: 23:00 min
Format: S16mm
 
Synopsis:
Grand Central Hotel is a ruminative portrait about the American musician, activist, and essayist Terre Thaemlitz. 


Festivals:

Official Selection @ FID Marseille 2021
- Official Selection @ Visionär Film Festival Berlin 2021
- I GOT UP Group Exhibition @ GB Agency Paris 2021
- Actoral International Festival of Contemporary Arts and Writings, Marseille 2021
- YPAM Japan 2021
- Hošek Contemporary, Berlin 2022

- Whole Festival, Ferropolis 2022

- On The Poverty Of Lived Experience @ de Appel Amsterdam 2022












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