Liremu Barana

Elvis Rigoberto Caj Cojoc | Short Drama
Guarayo | Guatemala/Norway | 2019 | 9 min
World Premiere

Saturday, October 26, 2019 | 12:30pm
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 2

Thursday, October 24, 2019 | 7:00pm
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 1

Arisa dances every day and night to songs that tell of the struggles of her people. Her mother warns her not to make the same mistakes that she did as a young woman. Poetic and atmospheric, Liremu Barana subtly addresses themes of race and colonialism.


Elvis Ribogerto Caj Cojoc’s work has screened at the Havana Film Festival, Vancouver Latin American Film Festival and the Icaro Film Festival. He is now developing his first feature with the Norwegian company Mer Film.