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Original title: Spelliasmous
UK, Cuba, 2017, 4 min.

Director: Ben Garfield
Production company:
115 Bartholomew Rd
London NW5 2BJ
Great Britain

Age recommendation: 8 years and up
Film genre: Documentary

‘I’m about to show you the real Harry Potter, Cuban Style!’ Best friends Keyler, Michael and Yanjaira transform the sleepy Cuban town of San Antonio de los Baños into the magical universe of Harry Potter.

Ben Garfiled is a writer, producer, director, based in London, working across documentary and fiction. His documentaries have explored topics such as nationalist Russian cheesemakers, Harry Potter-obsessed Cuban youths, and eccentric Italian chefs. They have played at festivals across the world. In 2017 he was selected to be mentored by Werner Herzog.

International Short Film Festival Oberhausen 2018
Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2017