Original Title: Abuelas
Director: Afarin Eghbal
Spanish, English, with subtitles
Shorts 7: Truth Be Told
Life Is Short
In a small apartment in Buenos Aires, an old woman eagerly awaits the birth of her grandchild and all the joys of becoming a grandmother. However, horrific circumstances means she will be forced to wait over 30 years. Using real-life testimonials this powerful animated documentary raises issues of memory, repression and loss.