Oasis February 23 8-11:30PM
Director Carmen Jimenez
Producer Chris Boyce
Starring Aida Lopez, Juan Carlos Pinedo
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Short Film Competition
United States 16 Mins
2014 Spanish and English

After her husband’s death, Nieves begs to keep his job as her apartment building’s superintendent so she won’t lose her apartment, but she’s unaware she may be making a deal with the devil.

ASECAN – Best Short Film
Certamen Audiovisual de Cabra – AAMMA Award Best Female Director
Cortogenia-LG Festival – Best Photography
DGA – Student Jury Award
Festival de Burguillos – Best Director
Festival Internacional Aguilar de Campoo – Best Female Director
Film Festival CineHorizontes Marseille – Best Short
IKUSKA International Short Film Fest – Best Short
Long Beach Intl. Film Festival – Best Short: Foreign
Sevilla European Film Festival – Best Short Film
Windrider Student Awards – Finalist

About The Director
Carmen Jimenez Carmen Jimenez is a Spanish filmmaker who lives and works between Spain, Mexico and New York. Born in Spain, Carmen started her professional career there. After being awarded a scholarship by laCaixa, Carmen moved to New York in 2008 to pursue an MFA in Directing at Columbia University. She graduated in 2013 with her short film Oasis, which was awarded the Jury Honors distinction at the Columbia Film Festival. Carmen has taught Screenwriting at Columbia University and at Tec de Monterrey.

About Winter Film Awards

Winter Film Awards (WFA) is a volunteer-run and operated celebration of the diversity of local and international film-making. Our Mission is to recognize excellence in cinema and to promote learning and artistic expression for people at all stages of their artistic careers with a focus on nurturing emerging filmmakers and helping them gain recognition and contacts to break into this difficult industry. We pride ourselves on our diverse collection of Festival selections, allowing our audience to enjoy films they normally wouldn’t think to seek out. WFA is a minority- and women-owned registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

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