Alto Vista

Alto Vista


A man abuses his wife and children. The wife struggles to change her husband and prevent the family from breaking apart. But every situation has its limits, and one day she must take matters into her own hands.

Note: This short film screens on Saturday, October 1 at 7:00pm preceding the feature film God Loves the Fighter.


  • Director: Juan Francisco Pardo
  • Country: Aruba
  • Language: Papiamentu with English subtitles
  • Duration: 5 min
  • Year: 2015
  • Type: Short Films

Juan Francisco Pardo

About the Director

Juan Francisco Pardo is an Aruban filmmaker. His first film, 10 Ave Maria, won the Jury Prize for Best Short Film at the TTFF ’11. His second film, Awa Brak, won Best Short Film at the AIFF ’12 and a Special Jury Mention at the TTFF ’12. His first feature-length film, Abo So, won Best Caribbean Spotlight Series AIFF ’13 and Best Narrative Film BIFF’14. Alto Vista is his most recent film.

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