Director: Hector David Rosales
Film: A young woman questions her identity in the middle of a new society and discovers something that will change her forever.
Bio: Hector David Rosales is a Cuban-born cinematographer and director based in Miami. His work has been showcased in HBO, Sundance Lab, Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival, Vancouver Film Festival, Documenta Madrid Festival, and Havana Film Festival among others.
Since relocating to the U.S. in 2017, Rosales has filmed Razing Liberty Square, the latest documentary film directed by Academy Award for Best Documentary nominee Katja Esson, the narrative short film Me 3.769 (2018) directed by Elaine del Valle which premiere at the Miami Film Festival and airs on HBO in 2019, and Hapi Berdey Yusimi In Yur Dey (2019) directed by Ana Alpizar and Commissioned by Borscht Corp.
His career began as a child actor in theater plays and feature films including José Martí, el Ojo del Canario (2011), and La Pared de las Palabras (2014), both directed by the prestigious Cuban filmmaker Fernando Pérez.
Rosales graduated in 2009 as an actor from ENA (Cuba’s National Arts School) and in 2015 he obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Cinematography from FAMCA (Cuba’s Superior Institute of Arts).
He has a broad background directing and photographing music videos and documentaries that have earned him recognition and awards for his work. As an artist, Rosales seeks to explore the human aspect of every story.