“AUXILIO – The Power of Sin” at SITGES and More Film Festivals 2023


It’s 1931. Emilia, a young rebel with a defiant spirit, is sent by her father to a convent. Her arrival unleashes paranormal manifestations in the place, which grow increasingly powerful for all the inhabitants, including the nuns and the mentally ill inmates. However, these manifestations affect Emilia the most, like an impossible-to-ignore cry for help.

Cast: Cumelén Sanz, Marcela Benjumea, Gerardo Romano, Paula Carruega, Camila Toker, Martina Garello, Anahí Martella, Germán Baudino.

After its World Premiere at BIFAN festival (Korea), Auxilio- The Power of Sin will continue its international circuit at the prestigious SITGES – International Fantastic Film Festival, which takes place from October 5th to 15th in Spain. The film will present its European Premiere in the Brigadoon section, in competition for Blood Window award.

Also in October, AUXILIO confirms its participation in the following festivals: GRIMMFEST – Manchester from October 6th to 8th – UK Premiere, CURTAS in Spain, and BOGOTÁ HORROR FEST in Colombia.

AUXILIO – The Power of Sin

In words of:

“Stunningly visualised, subtly played, smartly scripted, and yet utterly savage, it’s a film that will shock, disturb, provoke, and challenge. Grimmfest are thrilled to be hosting the UK Premiere.


“Tamae Garateguy, known for her bold reinterpretations of genre films, with works such as “She wolf” (2013), continues her exploration in her latest film, “AUXILIO- The Power of Sin.” Set in early 20th-century Argentina, the film skillfully weaves elements of the occult through a feminist lens.”


“Auxilio is a fascinating watch and mesmerizing experience. “


“Nuns, the wrongfully interned and supernatural forces converge on an asylum, playing duelling protagonists, in “Auxilio,” the latest film from Argentina’s multi-faceted genre darling, Tamae Garateguy (“She Wolf”).” VARIETY

Watch the Trailer Here!

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