The Other Side


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The Other Side.

Felipe and Claudio form a very particular relationship, somehow destiny pulls them apart taking Claudio to the United Sates, now Felipe must embark on a journey where he will risk everything in his pursuit of happiness, so he can finally meet Claudio at the other side of the border.


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


  • Title
    The Other Side
  • Rights
    Festivals, Sales
  • Country
  • Year
  • Length
    15′, col.

  • Director 
    Rodrigo Álvarez Flores
  • Screenplay
    Rodrigo Álvarez Flores
  • Editing
    Diego I. Álvarez Flores
  • Photography
    Alejandro Guzmán Montemayor

  • Music
    Milo Coello
  • Sound
    Miguel Ángel Molina
  • Cast
    Edward Coward, Giancarlo Ruiz,
    Eduardo Gómez, Juan Pablo Muro

  • Producer 
    Rodrigo Álvarez Flores, Sarahí Castro, Luisa Gómez de Silva

  • San Diego Latino Film Festival 2017
  • Pink Apple Film Festival Zurich 2017 – Short Film Competition
  • Festival CinéPride Nantes 2017
  • Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival 2017 – Out of Competition
  • Mix Mexico 2017
  • Out Film CT Hartford 2017
  • San Francisco Frameline 2017
  • Charlotte Gay Film Festival 2017
  • Outfest Los Angeles 2017
  • Catalunya History Museum Barcelona 2017
  • Fotofilm Fest Tijuana 2017
  • FMK International Short Film Festival Pordenone 2017
  • Cineteca Nacional Mexico City 2017
  • Frameline Encore Oakland 2017
  • Best of Fest Outfest West Hollywood Series Los Angeles 2017
  • Museum Of Fine Arts Wicked Queer Boston 2017
  • Shorts Mexico Mexico City 2017
  • Eau Queer Film Festival Eau Claire 2017
  • French Cinema Tour Mexico 2017
  • Divq Festival #cineversatil Caracas 2017 -Narrative Short Film Competition
  • Queer Film Festival Bremen 2017
  • Perlen Queer Film Festival Hannover 2017
  • Twist: Seattle Queeer Film Festival 2017
  • Tijuana Film & Festival 2017 – Short Film Competition
  • Louisville LGBT Film Festival 2017
  • Queerischt Film Festival Bern 2017
  • SW GL Film Festival Albouquerque 2017
  • Chéries-Chéris Paris 2017
  • Tirana International Film Festival 2017 – Special Programme
  • Baja California Film Commission Shorts Award 2017
  • Bloomington Pride Film Festival 2018
  • Reelout Queer Film + Video Festival Kingston 2018
  • Des Images aux Mots Toulouse 2018
  • Tequila International Film Festival 2018 – Mexican Short Film Competition
  • Rozen Filmdagen Amsterdam 2018
  • Panama LGBT Film FestIval Espacio Seis 2018
  • DIGO Film Festival Goiania 2018 – International Short Film Competition
  • Hidalgo International Film Festival 2018
  • Playa del Carmen Queer Film Festival 2018
  • Long Beach Q Film Festival 2018
  • Iris Prize Festival Cardiff 2018
  • Vinokino Turku + Helsiniki 2018

      • Outfest Los Angeles 2017 – Special Mention
      • Tijuana Film & Festival 2017 – Best Short Film
      • Divq Festival #cineversatil Caracas 2017 – Best Art Direction
      • Baja California Film Commission Shorts Award 2017 – Best Short Film
      • Iris Prize Festival Cardiff 2018 – Nomination for the Best Short Film

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