SalarTwo lives cross in an isolated Bolivian village on the edge of the vast Uyuni salt flats: Marc, a disgruntled American doctor looking to leave, and Carlos, a fiery Bolivian salt miner who's just been stabbed in the hand.
Written and Directed by Nicholas Greene
Produced by Julie Buck
Director of Photography Hillary Spera
Editor Faisal Azam
Composer John Plenge
Sound Design Jeff Seelye, Eric Gitelson
Production Design Andrea Antezana
Cast Juan Carlos Aduviri, Peter Killy, Oona Chaplin, Soledad Ardaya, Maya Cahua
Total Running 19 min
Capture Format RED One
Nicholas Greene is a British writer/director based in New York. In 2010 he made the short film ‘Salar’ in Bolivia, working with La Fabrica Escuela, the country's only film school. The film played in the international competition at the Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival. His feature screenplay based on this project was selected by the Cine Qua Non screenwriters lab in Mexico, and he attended the Berlinale Talent Campus 2011. As a producer he is the co-founder of Ascension Entertainment, and has two projects with development funding from the UK Film Council: ‘Travels with My Aunt’, based on the novel by Graham Greene, and ‘The White Tiger’, based on the Booker prize winning novel by Aravind Adiga, in co-production with Smuggler Films. He previously worked as a brand manager for Paramount Pictures and holds an MFA in Film at Columbia University, supported by scholarships from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and the Institute of Humane Studies.
Julie Buck has produced or co-produced eleven short films in the last three years that have played over sixty festivals, including Tribeca, SXSW and Clermont-Ferrand. Previously she was the head conservator at the Harvard University Film Archive, taught film history classes at two Boston area universities, and programmed film series at Harvard, MIT, George Eastman House and Anthology Film Archive. Buck is a collage artist, has published several artist books, and continues to exhibit her experimental film work.
Wednesday, April 27 8:00 PM