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: TUKANAC CINEMA, Thursday, October 20th at 13.00 EUROPA CINEMA, Thursday, October 20th at 22.00 EUROPA CINEMA, Sunday, October 23rd at 15.00