News Roundup: Bárbara Hermosilla, actress and producer, has fulfilled her dream of directing her first professional short film titled “La lista”. The film, inspired by her 93-year-old grandmother, Chelo Gómez, and featuring her 94-year-old paternal grandfather, José Hermosilla, was entirely shot in Ibiza with a mostly local crew. To complete and distribute the short film, Hermosilla has launched a crowdfunding campaign. She has already raised 70% of the necessary funds and needs a final push to reach the required 8,000 euros before the donation deadline in 10 days.
5 Things You Need To Know:
1. Bárbara Hermosilla has directed her first professional short film, “La lista”, in Ibiza with a mostly local crew.
2. The film is inspired by Hermosilla’s 93-year-old grandmother and features her 94-year-old grandfather as the protagonists.
3. A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to raise funds for the completion and distribution of the short film.
4. Hermosilla has already raised 70% of the required funds and needs additional support to reach the target amount.
5. The short film aims to tackle the theme of loneliness among older people from a different perspective and provoke reflection among younger audiences.
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