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Ted Griswold & Chris Valdés • U.S., Honduras • 2017 • 70 min.

Ted Griswold & Chris Valdés
U.S., Honduras • 2017 • 70 min.

SYNOPSIS

When Manuel writes a song that makes a dangerous drug cartel angry, he is forced to flee his home in Honduras to go to the United States. From a radio cabin in North Carolina, he recounts his harsh escape from death and describes the challenges of assimilating into a new world as an undocumented immigrant.

MARKETS & LABS

IndieWire Project of the Month -December-. U.S. (2014)
Hot Docs Forum. Canada (2015)
Big Sky Pitch. U.S. (2015)
NALIP Media Market. U.S. (2015)

AWARDS

LOLA Award
Philadelphia Latino Film Festival. U.S. (2017)
Best Feature
Nevada City Film Festival. U.S. (2017)
Special Jury Prize
New Orleans Film Festival. U.S. (2017)
Best Cinematography Award
Tulsa American Film Festival. U.S. (2017)
Best Film Award
In-Edit Int’l Music Documentary Film Festival. Chile (2018)

INTERNATIONAL SELECTION

Viennale International Film Festival. Austria (2017)
DOCS MX Festival Internacional de Cine Documental. Mexico (2017)
FILMAR en América Latina. Switzerland (2017)
ÍCARO International Film Festival. Guatemala (2017)
Costa Rica International Film Festival. Costa Rica (2017)
IFFR International Film Festival Rotterdam. ‎Netherlands (2018)
Cinélatino Rencontres de Toulouse. France (2018)
Musical Écran Film Festival. France (2018)
Solo Positivo, Int’l Music Documentary Film Festival. Croatia (2018)
ALCANCES, International Documentary Film Festival. Spain (2018)
Cine Migrante, International Film Festival. Argentina (2018)
Antofacine, International Film Festival. Chile (2018)

LOCAL SELECTION

Big Sky International Documentary Film Festival. U.S. (2017)
Chicago Latino Film Festival. U.S. (2017)
Capital City Film Festival. U.S. (2017)
Mammoth Lakes Film Festival. U.S. (2017)
San Francisco DocFest. U.S. (2017)
Brooklyn Film Festival. U.S (2017)
Indie Street Film Festival. U.S. (2017)
Rural Route Film Festival. U.S. (2017)
Margaret Mead Film Festival. U.S. (2017)
Society for Visual Anthropology Film Festival. U.S. (2017)
Orlando Film Festival. U.S. (2017)
Cine Las Américas, International Film Festival. U.S. (2018)
ÍCARO, International Film Festival. Honduras (2018)

TRAILER

CREDITS

SCREENWRITERS & PRODUCTION
Chris Valdés
Ted Griswold

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
Esther Anino

PRODUCTION CONSULTANT
Jeff Consiglio

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Shlomo Godder

SOUND
Chris Valdés
Ted Griswold

ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK
Stash Wyslouch

POST PRODUCTION
Modulus Studios

EDITING
Andrea Chignoli

PRODUCED BY
Olancho Movie LLC
& Tercer Piso