Shorts 7: Es Un Show!
- Short Fiction
- 95 mins
Admission is available as a $19 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 exclusive photo opportunities in the lounge.
In this program
Directed by Andrea Camacho McCracken
Nina, a resilient and tenacious 8-year-old Mexican girl, is granted asylum in the U.S. and forced to stay in the custody of her estranged aunt, Carmen. Nina initially rejects her new family and escapes inside the fantasy world of her book, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. As her imagination brings to life a magical rabbit hole, she follows it down in hopes of reuniting with her father on the other side.
Directed by Álvaro Guzmán Bastida
Josué, a Honduran man experiencing his first New York winter, struggles to stay afloat in the U.S.– where the immigration and labor systems have stacked the cards against him– while keeping connected with his wife and son.
Directed by Anali Cabrera
Miguel leads a double life as an East LA gang member and beloved son. When he becomes a waiter in the hopes of finding some form of identity, he soon discovers that a terribly perfect coincidence will put his relationship with his mother in jeopardy.
Directed by Augusto Reyes
Pedro, an indigenous migrant, returns to his village for his mother’s funeral. When he learns of the serious problem his brother Ismael is involved in, he decides to stay and face the consequences of his absence.
Directed by Daniel Fabelo
Fleeing the violence of Pancho Villa’s revolution, a widow finds refuge with a unit of female freedom fighters known as soldaderas… only to discover her estranged sister among them.
Directed by Gabriella Athena Moses
Alma, a recently adopted 8-year-old refugee from El Salvador, spends a day preparing for her first red carpet appearance at an awards show with her new pop star mother, Yahaira. As she takes in her new environment, she finds herself haunted by whispers of the life she left behind and awakened to the fragility of her new one after an innocent series of actions and encounters with her newfound fans on social media doesn’t go as planned.
Directed by Isaac Garza
At his 65th birthday party, a Latino father pressures his grown son to play the trumpet for his guests.