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My Brother Luca

Mi Hermano Luca


A film by Carlos Algara, Catalina Serna

Genre(s): Animation / Children's

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My Brother Luca

  • Carlos Algara, Catalina Serna


    Carlos Algara is a writer and Mexican director, creator of the Mexican TV series "Blue Demon", among others. His first film, the psychological thriller "Veronica" can be found on Netflix worldwide. Catalina Serna is the writer of the book "My brother Luca", inspired by the relationship between her daughter Eugenia, and her eldest son, Luca, who is in the autistic spectrum. Catalina has traveled all over the world with the mission of raising awareness about this condition. "Mi Hermano Luca" is her first short film.


Festival(s) & Award(s)

  • 2019: Palm Springs International Shortfest
  • 2019: Hollyshorts Film Festival
  • 2019: Flickers Rhode Island International Film Festival
  • 2019: Show Me Shorts Film Festival
  • 2019: Encounters Film Festival
  • 2019: Chicago International Children’s Film Festival
  • 2019: Mill Valley Film Festival
  • 2019: Bogoshorts – Bogota Shortfest
  • 2019: Olympia International Film Festival
  • 2020: New York International Children’s Film Festival
  • 2020: Aspen Shortsfest


When an imaginative little girl discovers that her older brother might have superpowers, she sets out on a quest to make sure everyone else sees him as she does.

Technical Specs

  • Runtimes: 10'
  • Color(s): Colors
  • Country(ies) of production: Mexico
  • Original Language(s): English / Spanish
  • Subtitle(s) available: English / Spanish
  • Audience: Youth Audience
  • Format(s) available: ProRes HD

Artistic & Technical Crew

  • Screenplay: Carlos Algara, Catalina Serna
  • Sound: Salvador Félix
  • Music: Camilla Uboldi
  • Producer: Carlos Algara, Catalina Serna

Company Credits

  • Produced by: People Huevo Films