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Director: Aramis Garcia Gonzalez
For years, the two friends Xiomara and Julie have been celebrating carnival together, but this year is different. Xiomara will move from Aruba to the Netherlands, so this ritual will never be the same again.
Like every year, the friends Julie and Xiomara celebrate carnival together. The day is filled with their regular rituals, but it slowly dawns on Julie she will have to miss Xiomara next year, since she will move from Aruba to the Netherlands. The girls will never see each other anymore like they do now. The melancholy film tells the story of hundreds of students who annually leave the ABC islands for a study in the Netherlands. This means they leave behind everything and everybody to start a new life in a strange environment.
Title: Pariba
Year: 2019
Duration : 16 minutes
Category: Short Feature
Edition: NFF 2019
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