The Open Reel acquires the new short film directed by Rodrigo Alvarez Flores (The Other Side), By the End of the Night telling 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 will determine the fate of the 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).