16 min / narrative / 2004 / Spain
filmmaker: Julio Fraga
“When the white moon is gone” is a surreal trip between the real and the imaginary; characters dance to the rhythm of hope in a world without future.
This co-production of Danza Mobile and Sakai Mobile Film is the project of its director, Julio Fraga, an actor who discovered a passion for broadcasting and communicating from the other side of the camera. The result of this new vocation is “When the white moon is lost”, a dream journey between reality and imagination, full of characters who dance to the rhythm of hope in a world without a future.
Persons with developmental disabilities who are part of the Seville company Danza Mobile star in this unique film, providing a clear indication of their artistic abilities.
Sam has a passion to be a dancer, but is too shy to realize her dreams. When Peaches (her magical inner-diva-cum-drag queen) materializes on one night, Sam’s dreams transform into reality.
Daisy waits in a bar for her online date – he is late. A man offers her a drink and she mistakes him for the date who has stood her up.
Tom holds a secret in his human heart; a wing beat and a flutter, and it’s bursting to take flight in this tale of magical realism.
Lou may have Down’s Syndrome but she is more than capable of looking after herself and she longs for independence.
A teenage girl who feels left out and ignored by her peers, is inspired to do something audacious in order to get noticed.
A playful and unsentimental portrait of Rene, a young man with Down syndrome, made by his close friend Duane Graves.