Luis Arnias

Puerta a Puerta

Co-Directed with Jessica Sarah Rinland

A box is filled with aspirin, tinned peaches, toys, cereal, black beans and used clothes. It is picked up by Sr. Mario from Venus Services Express in Boston, USA. The box is added to a perfect postal tetris and after a long arduous journey eventually arrives in Falcón, Venezuela at Tía Maya’s door.

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Terror Has No Shape

Terror Has No Shape follows a mysterious and grotesque creature. The film fragments the American Horror and Sci-fi genres to surface the terror of the lived personal and collective experience of racial trauma.  Through effigy, these horrors are made material and burned.

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No Hay



Through its rhythmic montage and mix of observational and surreal imagery, Malembe forges oblique linkages between the United States and Venezuela, conveying the strange dissociation of being uprooted, of living between places. As a knife cuts through sky, through snow, and through fruit, quasi-ethnographic footage—with its conventional markers of music, food, ritual—joins with home-movie auto-portraiture of a New England winter, communicating a sense of dislocation at once vertiginously queasy and absurdly present

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