Shorts Program 4: Salsa And Blues
- 91 mins
Followed by a Q&A with Carlos Lample
In this program
Directed by Kevin Alejandro, Leslie Alejandro
In an attempt to “live colorfully,” the strength of a couple’s relationship is tested by a situation where it might be more important to get out rather than get off.
Directed by Maria del Mar Rosario
Pressured by her economic situation, a newly arrived immigrant in New York enters a world of embellished sex work.
Directed by Sofía Meza Herrera
An introverted geek opens a café in hopes to connect with other people while he battles with his social anxiety that manifests through musical numbers.
Directed by Sebastián Bisbal
It’s an ordinary day for best friends Alejandra and Matt – a geometry test, an argument about album titles, a rehearsal for an upcoming music competition– until it’s interrupted by immigration officials barging into Alejandra’s home.
Directed by James García Sotomayor, Mariano Casanova
Lisa discovers that the dancing partner she has rehearsed with for months to impress an important talent scout…
Directed by Becky Bradshaw
Debonair and charismatic Augustine dances his way through a perverse evening of his own delights in this modern, twisted take on a silent film.
Directed by Tiffany K. Guillen
The film centers around Rosa and her daughter, Sophie, who have been deported back to the extremely dangerous and volatile Venezuela.