This Feels Like a Setup

A film by Patrick Higgins

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

With director/cinematographer Patrick Higgins and producer Tamara Buran in attendance

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

This Feels Like a Setup


USA, Documentary/Immigration/Students, 2019
10 min, Color
English, Spanish with English subtitles

More than 800,000 DACA recipients live and work through waves of uncertainty and fear, and under an administration that is openly hostile towards immigrant communities. THIS FEELS LIKE A SETUP is a short documentary about what it means to be DACAmented during the first two years of the Trump presidency.

World Premiere

Print Source: Patrick Higgins,