The sheltered life of Juan Pablo, 16, is turned upside down when he must spend the carnival holiday with his wealthy family at their hacienda in the Ecuadorian Andes and meets self-assured metal head Juano, 17.

Diego Araujo Diego Araujo

Diego Araujo has written, directed and scored shorts that have screened in festivals in U.S., France, Spain, Italy, Argentina, Norway and Ecuador. Feriado is supported by CNCine, Sundance-supported... more»

Hanne-Lovise Skartveit Hanne-Lovise Skartveit

Hanne-Lovise Skartveit has worked in team with director Diego Araujo producing documentaries and spots for UNICEF, a documentary series in Ecuador and animated docs in NYC. She is co-founder of... more»

Bradford Young Bradford Young
Director of Photography

Bradford Young won the Excellence in Cinematography Award at Sundance 2011 for Pariah. He has also lensed Middle of Nowhere (Sundance 2012), Restless City (Sundance 2011), Mississippi Damned and... more»

Additional Credits

Christian Bermúdez

Feriado is an intimate exploration of falling in love and coming of age in Latin America amid the influence of family, social divides and political chaos.”

Genre: Scripted