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Mila Caos
Simon Jaikiriuma Paetau, Germany, Cuba, 2011.
Directed by: Simon Jaikiriuma Paetau
Script: Fabián Suaréz, Simon Jaikiriuma Paetau
Producer: Simon Jaikiriuma Paetau, Viana Gonzáles Delgado, Claudía Olivera Peña
Cinematography: Charlotte Michel
Editing: Ilka M. Valdés
Music: Juan Formell, Elena Burke
Cast: Yaniel Castillo, Rebecca Rodriguez Aragón, Paula Ali
Format: video
Running time: 18'

Synopsis
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.

Awards and Festivals
Festival New Directors/New Films, MoMA, New York 2011
Cannes Film festival 2011

Directors Biography
Simon J. Paetau was born in Bonn in 1986, son of a German father and a Colombian mother. Since 2006 he has realized projects in Colombia, Brazil, Cuba and Germany, winning several awards, including the 'German Human Rights Film Prize 2008' for 'Oury Jalloh.' He has studied at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne, Germany since 2008 and received a scholarship to study at the International Film School in Cuba EICTV where he made 'Mila Caos.'

Location and screening schedule:
TUŠKANAC CINEMA, Thursday, October 20th at 13.00
EUROPA CINEMA, Thursday, October 20th at 22.00
EUROPA CINEMA, Sunday, October 23rd at 15.00
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