By the End of the Night


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By the End of the Night.

By the End of the Night tells the story of Andrés and Javier, two brothers that are involved in the kidnapping of an older person, as the night falls down both of them will start having doubts of what they’re doing and will question their actions, in the end a confrontation with Gabo, Javier’s friend and leader will determine the fate of the kidnapped victim and pushing both brothers to make a choice that will change their lives forever.


Rodrigo Álvarez Flores raised in Tijuana México, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Filmmaking at the University of las Californias, where his school projects “Luciano” (2012) and his film thesis “Memín: Portrait of a Boxer” went up to participate in dozens of Film Festivals including the Havana Film Festival, and winning the San Diego Latino Film Festival and the José Rovirosa award Honorable Mention in 2014. He went up to make “Viaggio” (2014) as his next short winning the award for best short at the “Discover Baja Festival” organized by the Film Comission of Baja California.“The Other Side – Al otro lado” (2016) is his most recent work and winner of the 1st regional production fund produced by the Mexican Institute of Cinema (IMCINE). The stylized of portrayal this LGBT boarder love story launches Rodrigo’s craft to new heights and is based on his feature film script titled “Al Norte” (Up North) which is currently in early development. His last short film is “Al final de la noche” (By the End of the Night).


  • Title
    By the End of the Night
  • Rights
    Festivals, Sales
  • Country
  • Year
  • Length
    15′, col.

  • Director 
    Rodrigo Álvarez Flores
  • Screenplay
    Aleluya Rivera
  • Editing
    Alfredo González Unibe,
    Fernando Guzmán,
    Diego I. Alvarez Flores
  • Photography
    Alejandro Guzmán Montemayor

  • Music
    Braulio Lam
  • Sound
    Raúl Cebreros
  • Cast
    Kristyan Ferrer, José de Jesús Santillán,
    Saúl Reyes Martínez

  • Producer 
    Rodrigo Alvarez Flores,
    Melissa Estolano Medina,
    Sarahí Castro, Steve Abrego,
    Oscar Inzunza
  • Production Company
    Cine al Norte Producciones,
    LABC Entertainment

  • Huesca International Film Festival 2019 – Iberoamerican Short Film Competition
  • Foto Film Tjuana 2019 – Competition
  • Guanajuato International Film Festival 2019 – Mexican Short Film Competition
  • Monterrey International Film Festival 2019
  • Shorts Mexico Mexico City 2019 – Mexican Competition
  • Oaxaca Film Festival 2019 – Hecho in Mexico
  • Cinetekton Puebla and Mexico City 2019
  • Havana Latin American Film Festival 2019

  • Foto Film Tjuana 2019 – Best Short Film

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