God Save Texas: La Frontera

God Save Texas: La Frontera

An Hecho en Tejas Presentation

DIRECTOR(S)Iliana Sosa
DIRECTOR(S) BIOGRAPHYIliana Sosa is an Austin-based filmmaker raised in El Paso, Texas, by Mexican immigrant parents. Her work has screened at festivals and museums, including SXSW, Full Frame, Camden, Morelia, and the Museum of the Moving Image, and she’s held fellowships and residencies with Firelight Media, Sundance Institute, Berlinale Talents, True False/Catapult Rough Cut Retreat, Logan Nonfiction Program, and Jacob Burns Film Center. Her Gotham Award-nominated debut feature What We Leave Behind (ARRAY Releasing) won two jury awards at SXSW 2022 and was a New York Times “Critic’s Pick.” It’s currently available to stream on Netflix. In 2020, she was one of Filmmaker Magazine’s “25 New Faces of Independent Film,” and in 2021, she was one of DOC NYC’s “40 Under 40.” She is a DGA member and is an Assistant Professor in the Radio, Film, and TV department at the University of Texas at Austin.


Dir. Harold Nieves Fisch

When a lonely young immigrant discovers a dead body on the shores of her employer’s vacation home, she calls on unexpected friends and untapped bravery to face her deepest fear.


Filmmakers in attendance, Q&A to follow screening.


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LANGUAGESEnglish, Spanish
RUN TIME: 56 Minutes
YEAR: 2024
6259 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, TX 78752, United States, #512-322-0145 (ext. 3214)