Paradise (Paraiso)

Nominated for Best Short Doc

Director: Mateo Cabeza

20' • Spain • 2020

Arabic, Spanish

Ahmed, Taha and the intimacy between a father and a son who survive inside a children's hospital room.

Writer: Mateo Cabeza

Producer: Mateo Cabeza

Director's Bio: Mateo Cabeza was born in Seville in 1986. He has a degree in direction and film editing and a diploma in documentary film making from DOCMA and MIRADA COMPARTIDA, Madrid. He has also studied with film makers such as Ricardo Íscar, Jose Luis Guerín, Victor Erice and Nicolas Philibert. His works, selected and awarded in more than 20 countries, are a reflection of his strong commitment to direct anthropological and experiential artistic research cinema.