18:00 BLOCK 4 CRUEL WORLD
Drama (Mexico) 2018
Director: Chris Gris
North East Premiere
SYNOPSIS: In order to heal her grieving mother, Ana, a devout 9-year-old girl, pushes her faith to its limit in hopes of divine intervention.
DIRECTOR BIO: Based in NYC. From Monterrey, Mexico. Cris Gris' work has been screened internationally in various venues, including art galleries. She is known for being multifaceted; moving between acting, writing and directing. She landed her first leading role in the feature independent drama Fish Bones (2018). Gris’ has written and directed various fashion films, art and music videos which have been published in magazines such as Juxtapoz and nominated by MTV Latin America for “Video of the Year.” Her short film San Miguel (2018), received the renowned Spike Lee Film Production Fund, and a Hollywood Foreign Press Association grant. She is currently writing a pilot and developing her first feature film.
2018 SAN MIGUEL (18 min, drama, film school graduation project)
2018 FLY (narrative music video)
2017 BARBARY COAST (LATER) (4 min, narrative music video)
2014 O (7 min, experimental short)
2012 AMORTEMOR (4 min, drama, film school project)