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  • 2014
  • United States
  • 16 mins
  • Spanish and English

Short Film Competition

Carmen Jimenez
Chris Boyce
Aida Lopez, Juan Carlos Pinedo, Scarlett Sperduto

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.

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.


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 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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