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Friday, March 13, 2020

CANCELLED LA VIDA EN CORTO / SHORTS - WFF

Film

Doors Open: 6:00 PM
Program Starts: 6:00 PM
End Time: 7:40 PM


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Place: Watsonville Women's Club
12 Brennan St

Description:
Experience beauty, tragedy, hope and inspiration in this collection short films, produced locally and in Mexico. Most directors attending.

XILONEN

Digital NEST Doc Short Film Intensive. World Premiere!

An insightful film highlighting
a young woman's journey as she goes through the process of becoming a Xilonen during the Ceremony of Tender Corn in Watsonville. [7 min]

TO STIR THE HEART (Remover el corazón)

Dir. Melissa Elizondo

The children in a village devastated by the 2017 earthquake in Mexico learn to transform their trauma through poetry and painting. [28 min]

NO PLACE TO GROW

Dir. Michelle Aguilar

Latino farmers find themselves representing a movement to save the last green space in Santa Cruz's Beach Flats neighborhood, which is facing gentrification. [27 min]

THROUGH YOUR EYES

Dir. Eugenia Renteria

A recollection of life's precious moments, as seen through the eyes of a loved one. [6 min]

LAST ONLINE

Dir. Hector Ricky Villareal

An introverted boy in middle school believes that he his destined to be a loner, That is, until he makes an unlikely friendship. [9 min]

ODA A LOS FRIJOLES

Dir. Karolina Esqueda / Producer Brenda Avila-Hanna

A literary & visual rendition of beans, merging a cooking recipe with archival footage of immigrants and fieldworkers. [5 min]

SHARING STORIES: VICENT CORTEZ

Dir. Eugenia Rentería

Oakland-based Vincent Cortez (WFF2019 & 2020) shares his journey as a prolific filmmaker and the importance of seeing ourselves represented in films. [3 min]

Contact Information:
Contact:
Phone:
Email: consuelo@watsonvillefilmfest.org
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Admission: Fixed
Cost: $10
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