Saturday, September 16 at 11:00 am
Screens in “Meet the Makers” shorts program
Canadian artist William Fisk risks it all for representation by a world-renowned New York art dealer.
Director: Alejandro Álvarez Cadilla
2017, 19 min.
Visit Alliance Gallery on Narrowsburg’s Main Street during the festival to see two of William Fisk’s paintings, on loan from Bernarducci Gallery Chelsea.
Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Alejandro Álvarez Cadilla studied scriptwriting with Oscar-nominee Pedro Loeb and is is a graduate of The Oxford School of Drama. A self-taught director/cinematographer, his first short film “Le Trac” was personally selected by Edward James Olmos for the Los Angeles International Latino Film Festival. His second short film “Deep Sleep” won Best International Short Film at the London Independent Film Festival and had 33 international film festival selections. His first feature documentary “Disportrait”, a co-production with ZDF/Arte and the Tribeca Film Institute, won the Golden Prague Grand Prix TV Award and was nominated for a Robert Award in Denmark. Alejandro is currently developing several fiction feature lengths scripts.