Cuban Heel Shoes
Film Description: Paco and Jose are two teenage boys living in a marginal neighbourhood of Madrid, a place hostile to each of their dreams. With serious family problems, and surrounded by an aggressive, macho, homophobic environment, they must lead a double life to hide the beginning of a love relationship and their passion for flamenco dance.
Director Biography: Julio Mas Alcaraz is a poet, filmmaker, producer and economist. He has directed several short films (participating in more than 100 film festivals and holding several awards), has published five books of poetry, being a finalist for the National Poetry Award. He holds a MA in Filmmaking from the London Film School as well as an International MBA from IE. He has participated in master classes with Victor Erice, Mike Leigh, Ken Loach, Abbas Kiarostami, David Lynch, Albert Maysles, García Márquez, Charlie Kaufman and Arriaga.