Midnight Family

A film by Luke Lorentzen

Saturday, May 4, 5:00pm

ESB-MACC Black Box Theater

This feature is preceded by the short film Fast Horse

Free and Open to the Public

Midnight Family


Mexico, Documentary/Action, 2019
90 min, Color
Spanish with English subtitles

In Mexico City’s wealthiest neighborhoods, the Ochoa family runs a private ambulance, competing with other for-profit EMTs for patients in need of urgent help. As the Ochoas try to make a living in this cutthroat industry, they struggle to keep their financial needs from compromising the people in their care.

Austin Premiere



Luke LorentzenBorn in 1993, Luke Lorentzen is a recent graduate from Stanford where he studied Art History and Film Studies. Luke is part of the creative team behind the Netflix documentary series, LAST CHANCE U (seasons one through four). His work explores elements of everyday life, questioning and experimenting with the ways in which non-fiction stories are told. Originally from Connecticut, Luke now lives on the road, most recently working on projects in Kansas, Mexico City and Italy.



Producer: Luke Lorentzen, Kellen Quinn, Daniela Alatorre, Elena Fortes Acosta
Production Companies: Hedgehog, No Ficción
Screenwriter: Luke Lorentzen
Cinematographer: Luke Lorentzen
Editor: Luke Lorentzen, Paloma López Carillo
Sound Design: Matías Barberis
Music: Los Shajatos
Cast: Juan Ochoa, Fer Ochoa, Josué Ochoa, Manuel Hernández

Print Source: Kellen Quinn, krquinn[at]gmail.com; Luke Lorentzen, luke.lorentzen[at]gmail.com