The Silence of the River

  • Altered States
  • 14min
  • Narrative Short
  • UK Premiere
  • 2020

Juan is a 9 year-old child who lives with his father in a floating house on the Amazon river. The Silence of The River follows Juan as he discovers the truth about his father on a dream-like journey into the heart of the rainforest jungle.

Francesca Canepa is a Peruvian filmmaker who strives to tell stories with a socially conscious message. Her first short film AYA won Best Iberoamerican Short Film at the Guadalajara’s International Film Festival 2017 and she is currently developing her first feature film script BELEN, to be shot in 2022.


Francesca Canepa

Executive Producer

Francesca Canepa

Executive Producer

Alejandro Noriega


Jimena Hospina

Director of Photography

Christian Valera


Gino Moreno

Sound Designer

Raul Astete

Production Designer

Aaron Rojas