Violet Crown Presents: Hecho en Tejas Short Films
Hacia el sol (Towards the Sun), a film by Monica Santis
Documentary, 20 min, Color
Spanish with English subtitles
In attendance for Q&A and talkback with audience following the screening: Sarah M Kuck (Filmmaker), Monica Santis (Filmmaker), and Ana Maria Rea (Education & Community Outreach Specialist, RAICES)
Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019, 7:00 PM
(available tickets may be accessed through links above)
CLA members will receive a $2 discount on tickets purchased at the box office or by phone.
Synopsis for RETORNADOS
RETORNADOS is a short documentary about three families who have been forced to return to Honduras, and to the extremely violent conditions they fled. The film features the families’ narratives as chapters, with intimate impressions of their domestic lives and stories about their ambitions, fears, and desires for safety.
Synopsis for HACIA EL SOL
A 12 year old girl confronts her scarring past when she is placed at an immigrant children’s shelter for unaccompanied minors in Texas. As her future hangs in limbo, she embarks on a healing journey to recover her own sense of power through her artwork.