LatinX + LGBTQ Visions
Bowery Film Festival is proud to screen the following selections:
The Airport RunDirected by Eliana Ujueta
Two young inmates – Elijah and Jake -- became friends in prison. Jake is released early and has set up a job for Elijah, which involves driving for a car service. Elijah has learned his lesson and never wants to be incarcerated again. Jake’s true intention, however, is to get Elijah involved in a criminal heist. Will Elijah become involved in a sinister burglary scheme, or will his instincts be his salvation?
The JobDirected by Susan Caminez
A split-second decision and the resulting PTSD aftermath.
CuerdasDirected by Pedro Solis Garcia
María’s routine at school is altered by the arrival of a very special child. Soon, they become close friends.
RequiemDirected by Samuel Olivarez Martinez
After losing his brother in a jump, Oscar decides to confront his grief in the same way. Fighting against his own demons and torments, he will understand that the most important thing is not to forget but to forgive.
Go DebbieDirected by Jane Wells
When Vietnam veteran Debbie began her transition, she lost her job, her home, and her life savings. Undaunted, she pursued her dream and is now living happily as a pink-haired activist.
Pin-UpDirected by Liz Lachman
Uninspired and in her forties, celebrated photographer, Lana Freeman, searches for the elusive visual 'perfect moment.' When a young waitress saves her life, Lana believes she has found her muse. But as she becomes more and more obsessed with the young woman Lana pulls away from her husband, her work, and the people who love her, not realizing that the muse could destroy her life as easily as she saved it.
Prom QueensDirected by Cory Souto
A girl who doesn't want to be at the school dance decides to make a bold move.
JittersDirected by Otoja Abit
Minutes before his nuptials, a neurotic young man locks himself away in the back room of a church, with the best man he knows. Recalling the women of his past, he questions his choice.
Word Is BondDirected by Alex Mastoon
A poetic tale that follows a day in the life of a closeted rapper in 90's la, unraveling hip hop's best kept secret as the consequences of identity threaten his place in his own community and family.
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