Sugar Island

Director: Johanné Gómez Terrero
Producer: David Baute
Dominican Republic, Spain

Ana Ingrid's pregnancy occurs parallel to the time of 'zafra'.  Her teenage body is growing,  while the machete cuts  the long fields of sugar cane. The harvest ends and a sugar cane worker  is born. The newborn's  bawl joins the sugar cane blossoms.
Contact: tingladofilm@gmail.com

Director´s Biofilmography
A native of the Insular Caribbean, she studied at ESCAC and EICTV. She made Los Minutos Las Horas, Official section at Cannes Cinefoundation. Bajo las Carpas [2014] won the Identity Award of the Festival of Memory in Mexico and was in DocuLab at Guadalajara Festival. Caribbean Fantasy [2016] had the support of Sparring Partners through ACP, it won La Silla in the Dominican Republic, Coral at the New Latin American Film Festival in Havana, Cinepoeme at DOCMX and a Miradasdoc special mention.

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Total budget: 500.000€

Funds secured: 180.000€

Objectives to be achieved
Grow the project and find travel companions to make it happen.

Co-production´s interesting countries
We are consolidating the co-production between Spain and the Dominican Republic, and above all looking for televisions that enter this co-production and distributors for Latin America.

Executive producer´s biofilmography
Milagros (2018): Malaga Film Festival, Dominican Republic International Film Festival, Trieste Latin American Film Festival, Las Palmas Film Festival.
La Murga, popular opera (2014): co-production with Guazú Media (Uruguay): Alcances Film Festival - Cádiz, Guadalajara Film Festival, Tarapacá International Film Festival - Chile, Cinese-September Festival - Mexico, Madurai Film Festival - India, Festival of the Memory of the Ibero-American Documentary - Mexico.