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Mancha

8:00 PM

April 20, 2024

DIRECTOR:

Nicole Mejia

FILM TYPE:

Short

SYNOPSIS

Centered around a family of Latin women who own a restaurant in Alaska, Mancha, follows Cory, the matriarch who starts to have premonitions of a curse that has set its eyes on her daughter.


DIRECTOR BIO

Nicole Mejia is a Los Angeles based director, writer and producer. Her first feature A PLACE IN THE FIELD premiered at the 2022 Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Nicole’s short film, MANCHA was awarded the LALIFF/NETFLIX Fellowship and will premiere in June of 2022. Her AFI thesis film MY LIFE STOPPED AT 15, based on her personal story of healing from sexual abuse, won the ASC Heritage award. Originally from Honduras, she is the first in her family to hold a BFA in theater from Cornish College of the Arts as well as an MFA in Directing from The American Film Institute where she was awarded the Audi Fellowship for Women.


PLAY TRAILER

Year:

2022

Runtime:

13:18

Language:

Country:

US

Premiere:

Pennsylvania

Director:

Nicole Mejia

Executive Producer:

Producer:

Writer:

Nicole Mejia

Cinematographer:

Seth MacMillan

Editor:

Colton Warren

Cast:

Marise Alvarez, Marlene Forte, Gloria Laino, Eli Caro

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