A film by Esmeralda Hernandez

This film was screened as a part of the 2019 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF22)

With editor/assoc prod/A.D. Corbin Heinchon in attendance

This film screened as part of this year’s Hecho en Tejas competition lineup



USA, Drama/Immigration/Student, 2019
9 min, Color
English, Spanish with English subtitles

With an increase of immigration sweeps happening around Austin, Texas, a first-generation Mexican-American child named Ana, struggles with having an “American childhood.” As her 7th birthday approaches, she can’t think about birthday cake or piƱatas, she can only focus on her fears for her family’s future.

Austin Premiere

Print Source: Corbin Heinchon,