• Director

    Iker Esteibarlanda

  • Country, Year, Length

    Spain, 2020, 14:00

  • Category

    Documentary Short

  • Format


  • Festival Year



On a small island of Lake Victoria, Kenya, fishermen believe that they are entitled to everything. Meanwhile, women and girls are forced to carry the weight of their silence. In a close journey through her childhood memories, a young woman decides to tell her story to lighten her burden and find hope…


Iker Esteibarlanda – Writer & Director
Nazareth Torres – Writer
Iñigo Ruiz Aquerreta – Producer

Director Biography

Iker Esteibarlanda (1992) works as a filmmaker, screenwriter, and editor. He premiered his first short film entitled BENEATH THE TREES in 2014, and he was the youngest director in the Official Section of the 15th Lanzarote Film Festival. From that time on, he has developed his career as a documentary filmmaker and producing corporate videos, always revolving around telling human stories. BEFORE I DIE (2020) is his second short film.