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Vicenta B

  Carlos Lechuga

  Cuba, France, United States, Colombia, Norway     77 minutes


Vicenta is a Cuban santera who possesses the gifts of being able to see into the future and communicate with spirits. She lives harmoniously with her only son, and has loyal customers who come to her for spiritual guidance. When Vicenta’s son decides to leave the country in search of opportunity, she suddenly finds herself deep in a crisis of her own belief—the spirits are no longer speaking to her. Vicenta embarks on a journey to hear the spirits once more, confronted by her solitude in a country where it seems that everyone is losing their faith. Carlos Lechuga (Melaza, Santa & Andrés) returns to the Festival with this lyrical and meditative study of faith, tradition, and human connection.

 Spanish with subtitles 

Screenings & Events

Virtual Screening

Available to stream Oct 13 @ 12:00pm CT through Oct 23 @ 11:59pm CT for a 48-hour watch window. Available in Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin only.


Film Credits

  •   Claudia Calviño, Samuel Chauvin, Julie Goldman, Christopher Clements, Consuelo Castillo, Dag Hoel, Carlos Lechuga
  •   Fabián Suárez, Carlos Lechuga
  •   Joanna Montero
  •   Alexis Álvarez Armas
  •   Denise Guerra
  •   Linnett Hernández Valdés, Pedro Martínez, Mireya Chapman, Ana Flavia Ramos, Eduardo Martínez, Aimee Despaigne
  •   Velia Diaz de Villalvilla, Daniel "Gato" Garcés Najar
  •   Santiago Barbosa Cañon
  •   Claudia Calviño
  •   Cacha Films, Promenades Films, Motto Pictures, DAG HOEL FILMPRODUKSJON, Romeo