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Shorts for the whole family featuring animation, live action, and documentaries.

71 min. This program is suitable for all ages.

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Set in Florida, a 12-year-old Puerto Rican girl’s perspective changes when she brings a popular dessert dish, Arroz con Leche, to a Thanksgiving event at her school and no one eats it.

In English, Spanish with English subtitles.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and are edited for length and clarity, and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Heartland Film.

Film Contact

Matthew Herbertz


  • Year
  • Runtime
    12 minutes
  • Language
    English, Spanish
  • Country
  • Rating
    Suitable for All Ages
  • Note
    Family-Friendly, Drama, World
  • Director
    Lizette Barrera
  • Screenwriter
    Pamela Rodriguez
  • Producer
    Matthew Herbertz, William Allen, Katie Wiatt, Matthew Wiatt
  • Executive Producer
    Matthew Herbertz, Mike Goyette, Andy McEntire
  • Cast
    Noa Garcia, Kianna Jackson, Aniria Turney, Elvia Hill, Michael Ramon