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Ranging in style and material from playful stop-motion to sweeping digital graphics, this group of animated shorts is sure to spark imagination and emotion from all audiences. This group of animators includes artists working in themes including familial trauma, environmental issues, and whimsical experimentation. The films in this program are sweet, creative, dark, and comedic, showcasing a wide array of contemporary animation styles by established and up-and-coming filmmakers.

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Total Run Time: 64 minutes

This program will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers.

Programmed by Guest Festival Shorts Programmer, Emily Eddy.

Content Considerations: Strong language, depictions of violence.

A brother and sister stumble upon a celestial secret that changes their lives forever and propels them into Reggaetón stardom, but they soon discover that their newfound fame comes at a deep price.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    16 minutes
  • Language
    English, Spanish
  • Country
    United States
  • Note
    English and Spanish with English subtitles, English, Spanish, and French closed captions available
  • Director
    Kristian Mercado
  • Screenwriter
    Juan Arroyo & Kristian Mercado
  • Producer
    Debora Perez, Kate Chamurris, Angel Manuel Soto
  • Executive Producer
    Jackie Cruz, Maitreya Yasuda, Mike Anderson, Jeff Hood, Kristian Mercado
  • Cast
    Jackie Cruz, Antonia Vizzcarrondo, Fernando Ramos, Don Victor, Josh Madoff
  • Sound Design
    Josh Madoff
  • Music
    Josh Madoff