Nominated on:Best Feature Film

Film Info

Film Year: 2020

Film Duration: 90 min


Adrian Martinez

Film Category

A future fairy tale about being seen. Gilbert Gonzalez (Adrian Martinez), feels isolated from the world. He is 39, a virgin, obese and lives with his sarcastic, overprotective mother, who owns the Manhattan brownstone. Fearful of life and people, yet starving for human connection, Gilbert secretly takes photos of women, wherever and whenever he can. Jana, (Dascha Polanco) his tenant and the source of innumerable dreams. She is beautiful but haunted by her own insecurities that inhibit her from standing up to her ex-boyfriend Tony, (an Iraq war vet with PTSD. Gilbert dreams of rescuing Jana but doesn’t believe she could ever love him. This love triangle becomes a battle for human connection in our digital and disconnected world.