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Set in South East Los Angeles, two estranged highschool best-friends reunite at the novenario ceremony for one of their deceased mothers. Over one night in their hometown, past feelings resurface and suppressed tension arises in this slice of life narrative that explores the layers / intersections of machismo, culture and religion.

Los Angeles, CA, USA
Fernando Lopez is a queer, chicano filmmaker based in Los Angeles. Currently a fellow under Outfest's Outset program & Ryan Murphy's HALF Initiative, he continually strives to explore the intersection of identity & culture through narrative and photographic mediums. more...

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