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Shorts 2: Aqui Me Quedo / Here to Stay

  • 97 mins

Admission is available as a $16 single ticket or $25 VIP Premium Ticket, which includes premium status an hour before the show, access to our fully furnished lounge to network and relax before the show, complementary crafted beverages, appetizers, and photo opportunities in the lounge.

In this program

Desert Lights / Estrellas Del Desierto

Directed by Katherina Harder Sacre

Katherina Harder Sacre


Directed by Jefferson Stein

Set in southern Arizona, twenty miles from the Mexico border on the Tohono O’odham Nation, a six-year-old Indigenous girl (Amaya Juan) discovers a Hispanic migrant her age who has lost her father while traveling through the Tohono O’odham tribal lands into the United States.

Pie Mojado

Directed by Anthony Ramon Soto

In the middle of the Straits of Florida, a brother and sister drift aimlessly seeking refuge after escaping their home island of Cuba. After three days with no food or water, they are threatened with severe hydration. In the end, freedom may end up costing one of them their lives.

Somos De Aqui

Directed by Elyssa Aquino

A Haitian-Dominican man (Miguel) and a Dominican woman (Mar) find and lose love through a series of unforeseen events. These two childhood friends reunite after Mar loses her visa in New York, and is forced to move back to her hometown. Miguel is determined to show his depressed friend a good time, so he brings her on a magical journey through the mountains of Jarabacoa, and introduces her to his thriving arts community. But can this love story have a happy ending?

Blue Veil

Directed by Shireen Alihaji

After Amina discovers her mother’s record collection, music begins to unlock memories. Through sampling, Amina remembers who she is. At the intersection of music and memory, this hybrid film blurs the lines between surveillance and archival repair.

Green Water

Directed by Carlos Estrada

College-bound Erik must learn to take care of his younger sister Nora after their undocumented mother goes missing.

Dates & Times


Regal Union Square

Sat, Sep 17
7:45 pm