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Inclusion Fellowship - Afro Latino Cohort includes LEGEND OF EL CUCUY, MARQUE DOS, PUNTA SALINA, SISTERS BY WATER, SUPA HAIR and URIE

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Punta Salinas

Directed by María del Mar Rosario

Puerto Rico | 16 min | 2023

After having sex for the first time, Alba, a 16 year old, searches for a strength she has never exercised before.
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Born in Puerto Rico, in her work as a filmmaker María del Mar Rosario explores themes at the intersection of gender and colonialism. She holds a BA in Film Studies and Creative Nonfiction from Columbia University, and completed her postgraduate studies in documentary directing at the School of Film and Television in San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba. Her short films have screened at IDFA, HotDocs, Palms Springs, The French Cinematheque in Paris and Metrograph in New York. María del Mar was part of the Independent Study Program of the Contemporary Museum of San Juan in 2021 and the Cine Qua Non Lab storyline residency in 2022 where she has been developing her debut feature.
Type of Film Inclusion Fellowship
Country of Origin Puerto Rico
Year Film Was Completed 2023
Runtime 16 min
Social media Handles @puntasalinasfilm
Director María del Mar Rosario
Written by María del Mar Rosario
Cinematography Pablo Ascanio Orro
Edited by Juliano Castro, María del Mar Rosario
Music by Xenia Rubinos
Sound Design José Homer Mora
Art Direction Migdalia Luz Barens-Vera
Main Cast Katia Pacheco Báez, Natalia Berríos Arroyo, Sergio Cora Figueroa