Crime is at an all-time high in the wealthiest neighborhoods in Santiago, or so the high class people of Chile thinks. The government feeds this paranoia by setting up Israeli surrveillance balloons to fight crime in these areas. These state of the art devices can record 24/7, watching everything and everyon, ignoring any type of privacy people may have.
Born in Santiago de Chile, Juan Cifuentes Mera is a filmmaker graduated from Universidad Católica de Chile. In 2020 he premiered “The Eyes of the Toad” (documentary), winner of best short film at FECICH 12 and winner of the Juan Downey Contest at the 15 Santiago Biennial of Media Arts. His second short film, "Behind Closed Doors" (fiction), co-directed with Javiera Cordero, premiered at the Lebu Film Festival in 2022. His latest short film, "Corrupted" (Hybrid) premiered at Hot Docs 2022. more...
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