Experimental Documentary, 5:38 mins, 16mm and SD, 2009

Director / Writer / Producer / Photography / Hand Printing 

[FR] : Entre les deux

[ES] : Lo que separa

  • “What Comes Between” was produced with the generous support of the Winnipeg Arts Council
  • Curators and programmers, please email for a preview link
  • Disponible con subtítulos en español
  • Disponible avec sous-titres en français


[EN]What Comes Between is an examination of personal memory and loss rooted in the filmmaker’s birth place – Chile – and her departure from that country long ago. The work is a collage film created with found footage from personal and historic sources, and original hand printed and tinted footage.

[FR]What Comes Between (Entre les deux) est un examen de la mémoire et de la perte des origines par une réalisatrice née au Chili et contrainte à l’exil peu après le coup d’état militaire. Le film réunit une pluralité de sources visuelles personnelles et historiques.

[ES]What Comes Between (Lo que separa) es un estudio de la pérdida y los recuerdos personales vinculados a la tierra natal de la directora, Chile, y su partida del país hace mucho tiempo. La obra es un collage creado con imágenes recicladas de fuentes personales e históricas, e imágenes originales pintadas y tintadas a mano.


  • VTape Award for Best Video Art – Alucine: Latin Media Arts Festival (Toronto, Canada) – 2010
  • Nominated: Best Experimental Documentary, Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival (Jihlava, Czech Republic), 2010 – What Comes Between


  • Antimatter Festival (Victoria, Canada) – 2009
  • Ann Arbor Film Festival (Ann Arbor, USA) – 2010
  • Images Festival (Toronto, Canada) – 2010
  • Visions du Réel (Nyon, Switzerland) – 2010
  • Festival Internacional de Derechos Humanos (Buenos Aires & Santiago de Estero, Argentina) – 2010
  • Documenta Madrid (Madrid, Spain) – 2010
  • Festival de Cine de Huesca (Huesca, Spain) – 2010
  • Hamburg International Short Film Festival (Hamburg, Germany) – 2010
  • L’Alternativa: Barcelona Independent Film Festival – Hall Screen (Barcelona, Spain) – 2010
  • Alucine: Latin Film and Media Arts Festival (Toronto, Canada) – 2010
  • NSI Online Short Film Festival (Winnipeg, Canada) – 2014
  • Vancouver Latin American Film Festival (Vancouver, Canada) – 2014
  • Festival du Nouveau Cinéma (Montréal, Canada) – 2015
  • Festival International Signes de Nuit (Paris, France) – 2015


  • The People’s Revolt: A Showcase of New Chilean Experimental Cinema, curated by Anto Astudillo, presented by the Anthology Film Archives (NYC, USA) – January 2020
  • We Are Going Home, part of the Film Farm: 25 Years of the Mount Forest Independent Imaging Retreat Programme, curated by Chris Kennedy for TIFF Wavelengths, presented at the TIFF Cinematheque (Toronto, Canada) – July 2019
  • L’Heure et l’endroit, presented by Antitube at the Québec City Film Festival (Québec City, Canada) – Sept 2018
  • New Prairie Cinema: WNDX Collective, curated by Double Negative Collective, at the Cinémathèque québécoise (Montreal, Canada) – Apr 2013
  • again+again, curated by Tom Kohut, at PLATFORM centre for photographic + digital arts (Winnipeg, Canada) – Nov 2012
  • My Precious Novella, curated by Mireille Bourgeois, at Galarie Sans Nom (Moncton, Canada) – Jan/Feb, 2012
  • My Precious Novella, curated by Mireille Bourgeois, at SAW Video (Ottawa, Canada) – July 2011
  • From Winnipeg to Saskatoon: A Voyage of Video Across Canada’s Great Plains, curated by Solomon Nagler, presented by the National Arts Centre as part of Prairie Scene, at Club SAW (Ottawa, Canada) – May 2011
  • How (not) to Forget: New Filmmakers and the Narration of Pinochet’s Dictatorship, curated by FranceDoc, at the University of Warwick (Coventry, UK) – Nov 2010
  • No Ficciones IV: Latinoamérica, curated by Cecilia Barriga, at MUSAC: Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León (Leon, Spain) – Oct 2010
  • EYE AM: Another Experiment by Women, curated by Lili White, at the Film Anthology Archives (New York City, USA) – Oct 2010
  • On IAIR microCinema: Reconstruction, curated by Mary Magsamen, Artpace / Aurora Picture Show (San Antonio, TX, USA) – Sept 2010
  • Memory Work: The Films of Cecilia Araneda, curated by Scott Birdwise, Canadian Film Institute (Ottawa, Canada) – March 2010


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