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STILL HERE, a profoundly personal film about a Latino family in the Midwest, tells the story of three brothers whose coming of age was stained by violence, poverty, and prison. Through first-person recollections, the Barrera brothers confront childhood trauma and the compounding loss of freedom. But this isn’t a story about hopelessness — it’s an intimate exploration of a love that endures decades of separation. A love that has kept these brothers together now, and indefinitely. Directed, written, filmed, and edited by Mariah Barrera, the daughter, and niece of the protagonists, STILL HERE is a revealing portrayal of a family.

Mariah Barrera

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