Congratulations to our Feirstein students for the recent festival success of the PW3 film First They Came for My Mother! The film has just been accepted in the official selection of 4 festivals:
The Montreal Independent Film Festival
The Official Latino Film and Arts Festival
The TIDE Film Festival
The First Time Filmmaker Sessions
FTCFMM is a short film about immigration and the importance of family and communities to face common problems. It stars Danni, a young girl, who has to take care of her little sister and execute her mother´s emergency plan in order to find out where the Immigration Services have taken her.
This short film, written by Karina Hurtado and directed by Rafael Alvarado Martin, was produced as part of a Production Workshop class at Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema.
Director / Producer: Rafael Alvarado Martín
Original Screenplay: Karina Hurtado
Cinematographer: Fawwaz Allie
Editor: Francisca Wistuba
Color Grading: Aaron Chieply
Sound Design and Music Score: Joe Tisdall
Stay tuned for more information about the screenings!