Waldemar Santiago
el Noviembre 2, 2021 103 views
Amidst an island-wide labor strike in 1930's Puerto Rico, a passionate politician must make the decision between solidifying his legacy as the first elected governor of the territory or staying true to his morals and cause.
FIRST PRIZE KALBORG AWARD WINNER - NYU New Visions and Voices Film Festival
CINEMATOGRAPHY AWARD WINNER - NYU New Visions and Voices Film Festival
PRODUCING AWARD WINNER - NYU New Visions and Voices Film Festival
SCREENWRITING AWARD WINNER - NYU New Visions and Voices Film Festival
PRODUCTION DESIGN AWARD WINNER - NYU New Visions and Voices Film Festival
ACTING AWARD WINNER - NYU New Visions and Voices Film Festival
OFFICIAL SELECTION - Seattle Latino Film Festival
OFFICIAL SELECTION - Tacoma Film Festival
OFFICIAL SELECTION - International Social Change Film Festival
SEMI-FINALIST - Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival
Written, Directed, and Edited by: Emilio Miguel Torres
David Jofre as Pedro Albizu Campos
Coral Tate as Laura Meneses
Scott Mullet as Col. E. Frances Riggs
Director of Photography: Troy Dobbertin
Composer: Josué Vera
Producer: Maggie Barry
Costume Supervisor: Brielle Hawkes
Post-Production Sound Mixer and Editor: Levi Hawkes
Produced for Alrick Brown's Intermediate Narrative Workshop Class at NYU Tisch School of the Arts (Spring 2021) during the Covid-19 pandemic with strict safety guidelines.
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DISCLAIMER: Although based on true events, this is a work of fiction. References to historical moments, real people, or real places are used fictitiously.