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Dealing with themes including racial tension, reproductive health, and political action, these filmmakers speak on today’s societal issues and cultural dynamics. Charged with passion, vision, and a fighting tenacity, the subjects of these films combat socio-political realities which have affected communities for centuries and are still ongoing problems we face today. Though this program doesn’t aim to solve these problems, the discussion facilitated by these films creates an open forum for dissecting deeper community issues, ultimately aiding in the road towards better solutions.

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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, implied sexual situations, harassment, depictions of violence, implied violence.

Busy making dinner in the kitchen of a family restaurant, Raúl gets a phone call from his grandma in Mexico.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    9 minutes
  • Language
    English, Spanish
  • Country
    United States
  • Note
    Spanish with English subtitles
  • Director
    Dante Jiayu Liu
  • Screenwriter
    Eduardo Olmos, Dante Jiayu Liu
  • Producer
    Xixian Wang
  • Co-Producer
    Mireia Vilanova
  • Cast
    Eduardo Olmos, Mikai Karl, Mireia Vilanova (Voiceover)
  • Cinematographer
    Sam Jiahao Zhang
  • Editor
    Qiyan Li
  • Production Design
    Taylor Liyucan Chen, Ej Yijie Li
  • Composer
    Sebastian Torres
  • Sound Design
    Qiyan Li