And the Whole Sky Fit in the Dead Cow’s Eye

Chile, USA/2016
Francisca Alegría


The same day that 55 cows appear dead in a little Chilean Village, Emeteria, who is 85, is visited by the ghost of her patron, Teodoro. She believes he has come to take her to the afterlife, but he has more devastating news.


Francisca Alegría

Francisca Alegría

 Director of Photography
Matías Illanes

 Film Editing
Francisca Alegría, Andrea Chignoli

 Film School
Columbia University School of The Arts Thesis Film

Birgit Gernböck, Augusto Matte, Florencia Larrea

 Production Company
Holy New York LLC, Jirafa Films, Forastero

Catalina Saavedra, Gregory Cohen, Shenda Román, Luis Dubó


Francisca Alegría
Director's Biography
Francisca Alegría

Francisca is a Chilean filmmaker, currently working in Chile and USA. She recently earned her MFA in Film Screenwriting and Directing from Columbia University. Her short film And the Whole Sky Fit in the Dead Cow’s Eye received two Jury Selects and the Audience Award during the Columbia School of the Arts Festival in New York. It also received the Katharina Otto-Bernstein Award for Film Production. And the Whole Sky Fit in the Dead Cow’s Eye is viewed as a visionary work of art and Francisca will explore a similar world and storytelling approach in her first feature The Cow that Sang a Song About the Future (2017).