Diana Arce (Ecuador)

Diana Arce is an Ecuadorian screenwriter, director and musical composer. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Film and Audiovisual Studies from the University of Cuenca, Ecuador. During her career she has written and directed four short films. Her short film Anatomía de la memoria was part of the official selection of the 2010 Kunturñawi Ecuadorian Film Festival. Her short film Borderlainers premiered at the La Orquídea Film Festival in Cuenca in 2011 and was part of the official selection of the ABC Ibero-American Short Film Festival in Spain in 2012 and the Digital Story Project: Projector Bike in Melbourne in 2014. Diana is currently writing her debut narrative feature as a screenwriter.

La noche de los giles — In the 1980s, a false earthquake alarm drives all the inhabitants of a small Andean city crazy. In the midst of the heated crowd, a mother must save a suitcase full of her inheritance money.