SHORT PROGRAMFEMME FRONTERA
This curated showcase celebrates the unique queer voices on our Frontera and beyond.
Total Running Time – 102 minutes
IN COLLABORATION WITH THE FEMME FRONTERA FILMMAKER SHOWCASE.
Grown Without Water
Director: Xochitl Rodriguez
Running Time: 10 Minutes
As the sun breaks over a purple mountain, a woman wakes from a dream in the middle of the West Texas desert.
We Did Not Fall From The Sky
Director: Tabs Breese and Georgia Oakley
Running Time: 29 Minutes
25 Words: Purushi, Pratiksha and Shalu are trans women struggling to find their place in comtemporary Indian society, often via the only means of making a living available to them: sex work and begging.
Director: Jazmin Ontiveros Harvey
Running Time: 2 Minutes
25 words: A woman dreams of an earthquake moments before it hits, saving her life.
Director: Natalie Alvarez Mesen
Running Time: 11 Minutes
Seven-year old Filip admires his older brother Sebastian more than anyone. One evening, Filip sees something unexpected happen between Sebastian and his best friend and isn’t sure how to handle it.
Jamaica y Tamarindo: Afro Tradition in the Heart of Mexico
Director: Ebony Bailey
Running Time: 20 Minutes
The Jamaica flower and Tamarind are iconic ingredients of Mexico, but their story comes from a place much further away.
YÁ’ÁT’ÉÉH ABINÍ (GOOD MORNING)
Director: Morningstar Angeline
Running Time: 12 Minutes
A Navajo woman struggles with the legacy left to her after her father passes away from an unknown virus in a post-apocalyptic world.
Director: Jackie Barragan
Running Time: 14 Minutes
“Josie” is a true account of a woman living on the US/Mexico border and her quest to find retribution while becoming an undefeated martial artist.