Drama, 12 mins, 16 mm, 2005

Director / Writer / Producer

    • “Halley’s Comet” was produced with the generous support of the Manitoba Arts Council, Manitoba Film and Sound, the National Film Board of Canada, the Winnipeg Film Group and the Winnipeg Arts Council.
    • Curators and programmers, please email for a preview link


As she walks through the fragments of her life, a woman recalls a dying childhood friend’s dream to watch Halley’s Comet pass by the earth.


  • Best Drama, San Francisco Women’s Film Festival – 2007

  • Silver Wave Film Festival (Fredericton, New Brunswick) – 2007
  • San Francisco Women’s Film Festival (San Francicso, USA) – 2007
  • Female Eye Film Festival (Toronto, CANADA) – 2006
  • Festival cinematográfico internacional del Uruguay (Montevideo, Uruguay) – 2006
  • Toronto Hispano-American Film Festival (Toronto, Ontario) – 2006
  • DC Independent Film Festival (Washington, USA) – 2006

  • “Memory Work: The Films of Cecilia Araneda,” curated by Scott Birdwise, Canadian Film Institute (Ottawa, Canada) – 2010
  • “a woman is not an island,” Winnipeg Cinematheque (Winnipeg, Manitoba) – 2006




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