Песок (Sand)
Year of production: 2022
Production country: Colombia
Director: Rossana Montoya
Producer: Hans Fresen
Screenwriter: Rossana Montoya
Composer: Fernanda Cortes
D.O.P.: Carlos Mario Mahecha
Editor: Juan Sebastian Quebrada
Sound Director: Laura Portilla, Fernanda Cortes
Cast: Paula Lozano, Rossana Montoya
Film category: Drama, family
Rating: 12+
Length: 15 min.
After the death of her father, Ilana, a 7-year-old girl, is facing grief. She must, suddenly, understand what loss means. During the road trip that she must undertake to water the ashes of the deceased, she has to rebuild and recognize herself with her older sister, who faces the absence in a very different way.
Selected festival history
  • 24 Florianópolis Audiovisual Mercosul, Brasil
Rossana Montoya
Rossana Montoya studied anthropology at the University of Brasilia, then went to France to study theater at the International School of Dramatic Pantomime in Paris. In her debut short film, Sand, she wrote, directed and starred. In 2021, the film received a distribution award from the Bogotá Audiovisual Market (BAM). Rossana Montoya is currently working on the Colombian-German documentary Raíces, which was selected for the Munich International Documentary Film Festival Dok.fest pitch Forum.