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Of Hearts and Castles

A man who's deep in the throes of a break-up meets another man for a night in Los Angeles that will forever keep them connected.

Crew

Director: Rubén Navarro
Producers: Rubén Navarro & Sheri D. Bradford
Screenplay: Rubén Navarro
Cinematography: Bongani Mlambo
Art Direction: Jaime Salazar
Sound: Mladan Jurkovic
Editor: D. Marcos Saavedra
Music: Arturo Cardelús
Distribution: Distribution with Glasses

Cast

Philemon Chambers - Marcus
Luis Carazo - Angel

of hearts and castles philemon chambers ruben navarro luis carazo short film
of hearts and castles philemon chambers ruben navarro luis carazo short film
of hearts and castles philemon chambers ruben navarro luis carazo short film
of hearts and castles philemon chambers ruben navarro luis carazo short film
of hearts and castles philemon chambers ruben navarro luis carazo short film
of hearts and castles philemon chambers ruben navarro luis carazo short film

Awards

  • Rosario Valpuesta Award for Best Short Film: Festival de Cine Europeo de Sevilla (Spain) [2020]

  • Nominated for Best Fiction Short Film: Premios Asecan del Cine Andaluz (Spain) [2021]

  • Best LGBTQ Film: Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival (United States) [2021]

  • Audience Award Málaga Official Section: Festival de Málaga. Cine en Español (Spain) [2021]

  • Audience Award: Visioni Corte International Short Film Festival (Italy) [2021]

  • Best International Short Film: FICVI – Festival Internacional de Curtmetratges de Vila-seca (Spain) [2021]

  • Best LGBTQ Short Film & Best Romance Short Film:
    Skiptown Playhouse International Film Festival (United States) [2021]

  • Canal Sur Radio & TV Award for Best Film from Andalusia:
    Muestra de Cortometrajes Asociación de Cine Bardem (Spain) [2021]

  • Best Foreign Short: Rainbow Umbrella Film Festival (United Kingdom) [2022]

Selections

  • Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival (United States) [2020]

  • Seattle Queer Film Festival (United States) [2020]

  • Massimadi – Afro LGBTQ+ Film & Arts Festival (Canada) [2021]

  • Tag! Queer Shorts Festival (United States) [2021]

  • BFI Flare – London LGBTQ+ Film Festival (United Kingdom) [2021]

  • Wicked Queer – Boston’s LGBT Film Festival (United States) [2021]

  • Andalesgai – Festival de Cine LGBTIQ de Andalucía (Spain) [2021]

  • Festival de Cine y Televisión Reino de León (Spain) [2021]

  • Festival de Cine de Alicante (Spain) [2021]

  • Sarasota Film Festival (United States) [2021]

  • Festival de Cine de Sant Joan d’Alacant (Spain) [2021]

  • Cinhomo – Muestra Internacional de Cine y Diversidad Sexual de Castilla y León (Spain) [2021]

  • Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival (Canada) [2021]

  • Rio Gender & Sexuality Film Festival (Brazil) [2021]

  • Pink Apple – Queer Film Festival (Switzerland) [2021]

  • Kaleidoscope LGBTQ+ Film Festival (United States) [2021]

  • Connecticut LGBTQ Film Festival (United States) [2021]

  • Palm Springs International ShortFest (United States) [2021]

  • Damn These Heels LGBTQ Film Festival (United States) [2021]

  • Festival Internacional de Cine Bajo la Luz de la Luna de Islantilla – Islantilla Cinefórum (Spain) [2021]

  • Galapán Film Festival (Spain) [2021]

  • RiuRau Film Festival (Spain) [2021]

  • Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes Cine a la Calle (Colombia) [2021]

  • Piélagos en Corto – Festival Internacional de Cine (Spain) [2021]

  • Festival K-LIDOSCOPI (Spain) [2021]

  • FECISO – Festival de Cine Social de Castilla-La Mancha (Spain) [2021]

  • Shorts México – Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de México (Mexico) [2021]

  • Festival Internacional de Cine LesBiGayTrans (Paraguay) [2021]

  • Out! Mostra de Cinema LGTBIQ+ de les Illes Balears (Spain) [2021]

  • FESCIGU – Festival de Cine Solidario de Guadalajara (Spain) [2021]

  • Aesthetica Short Film Festival (United Kingdom) [2021]

  • Maui Film Festival (United States) [2021]

  • Festival de cortos El Palo (Spain) [2021]

  • Festival Internacional de Cine de Ponferrada (Spain) [2021]

  • San Francisco Latino Film Festival (United States) [2021]

  • FanCineGay – Festival Internacional de Cine LGBT de Extremadura (Spain) [2021]

  • ALMA, Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de Almassora (Spain) [2021]

  • Way OUT West Film Fest (United States) [2021]

  • Santurtzi Film Festival – Santurzine (Spain) [2021]

  • SCAD Savannah Film Festival (United States) [2021]

  • NewFest: The New York LGBTQ Film Festival (USA) [2021]

  • CineSol Film Festival (United States) [2021]

  • Melbourne Queer Film Festival (Australia) [2021]

  • Certamen Internacional de Cortos Ciudad de Soria (Spain) [2021]

  • NALIP Latino Media Fest (United States) [2021]

  • Festival Internazionale del Cinema di Salerno (Italy) [2021]

  • Santo Domingo OutFest (Dominican Republic) [2021]

  • NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (United States) [2021]

  • FESTIMATGE – Festival de la imatge de Calella (Spain) [2022]

  • LGBT+ Film Festival Poland (Poland) [2022]

  • Aaretaler Kurzfilmtage (Switzerland) [2022]

  • Fairy Tales Queer Film Festival (Canada) [2022]

  • AVFest (United States) [2022]

  • Film Fest Petaluma (United States) [2022]

  • KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival (India) [2022]

  • PERLEN – Queer Film Festival Hannover (Germany) [2022]

  • Out On Film – Atlanta’s LGBTQ Film Festival (United States) [2022]