Monica Sorelle, USA 2023, 95’
European premiere
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A Haitian Creole family living in Miami navigates issues of gentrification, identity, and longing for a home. As a member of the diaspora, the director looks with nostalgia at the next generation of immigrants who – while accepting the new rules, try to cling to their roots. The film was recognized by the jury of the Tribeca Film Festival with a special mention.

‘Mountains’ Review: A Tender Directorial Debut Explores Gentrification in Miami’s Little Haiti (The Hollywood Reporter)

Jakub Demiańczuk


  • Tribeca FF 2023 - Special Jury Mention (U.S. Narrative Feature)
  • Blackstar FF 2023 - Audience Award, Best Feature Narrative

Monica Sorelle

Monica Sorelle is a Miami-born Haitian-American director, producer and artist whose works often explore the cultural identity of the Caribbean diaspora in Florida. Her photographs and videos have taken part in individual and group exhibitions at various American cultural institutions. Sorelle also worked in the production department for Film Independent, A24, HBO and PBS, and her films garnered awards at the Berlinale and Sundance. Her feature directorial debut, Mountains, premiered at the Tribeca Festival.


2023 W oddali / Mountains 

Cast & Crew

director Monica Sorelle
screenplay Monica Sorelle, Robert Colom
cinematography Javier Labrador Deulofeu
editing Jonathan Cuartas
music Dyani Douze
cast Atibon Nazaire, Sheila Anozier, Chris Renois
producer Robert Colom
production Filmes Conéme, Neon Heart Productions
sales Robert Colom
language Creole, English, Spanish
coloration colour
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