Join us on Youtube live for Short Film Saturdays! Discover the Global South Diasporas’ hottest emerging filmmakers for live short film screenings followed by interactive Q&As with the directors. Why short films? Often celebrated and then shelved, shorts are a filmmaker’s purest, rawest form of artistic expression, and executed within the boundaries of smaller production budgets. Most short films don’t get seen beyond the festival circuit. We can’t think of a better way to open our minds to new stories, cultures & POVs!
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Welcome back to Soleil Space's Short FIlm Saturdays! This week, we chat with Chinese American filmmaker, Erica Eng and Puerto Rican filmmaker, Mario Rubén CarriónJoin on YouTube Get tickets on EventBrite Filmmaker Submission
Erica is a fifth-generation Chinese American director based out of Los Angeles. Her film ""Americanized"" screened at Atlanta Film Festival, Cleveland International, and Urbanworld among others. The film based on her experiences playing high school basketball premiered on Vimeo's Short of the Week and took home 18 awards including Palm Springs International
Born and raised in Puerto Rico and now living in Brooklyn, New York, Mario Rubén Carrión is a film director, editor & photographer. Since falling in love with street photography in his early 20's, Mario has been on a journey of capturing moments that has now brought him to filmmaking. Having worked in the New York City Latine cultural scene for the past decade
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Chilean director and screenwriter based in NYC. In 2009, Leticia wrote and directed the short films THE COUCH and ESCARATE, winner of the National Talent Award at SANFIC Santiago International Film Festival. In 2010 her short film RULE NUMBER ONE received the Best Narrative Short Film Award at FEMCINE, along with the Best Actor Award and Jury Special Prize at the Ovalle Film Festival.