The Cubicbird (El pájarocubo)


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¡Viva los Niños!
CAFILM STREAMING ROOM Fri, Oct 9, 2020 - Sun, Oct 18, 2020
MVFF’s ¡Viva el Cine! initiative continues its annual celebration of Spanish-language and Latin American films and stories with this festive collection of shorts for families and younger viewers. These kid-centric animated, narrative, and documentary films are a visual feast for both Spanish and English speakers alike. Spelliasmous (Ben Garfield, Cuba/UK 2018, 3 min) takes to the streets of Cuba, where the magic of Harry Potter is alive and well for three wand-wielding friends. In the animated Ailín on the Moon (Claudia Ruiz, Argentina 2018, 5 min), a mother’s patience is tested by her young daughter. For two brothers, a birthday gift of a new watch leads to an anxious countdown to a special moment in time in 11:40 (Claudia Ruiz, Argentina 2018, 12 min). In the mountains of Colombia, an aspiring young bike racer goes to great lengths to cheer on his cycling idol in Champiñon (Luber Yesid Zuñiga Ordoñez, Colombia 2017, 8 min). With animated silhouettes agai
Film Info
Director:Jorge Alberto Vega
Producer:Ángela María Revelo Castro
Screenwriter:Marcos Mas
Cinematographer:Alfredo Valderruten
Editor:Daniel Prieto


A baby bird raised in a small cage dreams of freedom and finds an unexpected way to fly the coop—and inspire his friends to follow his lead.

Additional Information

Jorge Alberto Vega has worked in the film and audiovisual industry for more than 15 years. He is a graphic designer who has participated as Creative Director in a diversity of animation projects, video games, transmedia, and documentary. He is currently finishing his Master´s studies at Argentina’s Catholic University. Vega is also a founder partner of La Valiente Estudio in Popayán, Colombia. Currently, he is co-writing his first feature film, It's the Moon!