SCREENING & GALA
|Wednesday, June 1, 2022||TCL IMAX Theater||7:00 PM PDT||BUY TICKETS|
|Sunday, June 5, 2022||VIRTUAL Screening||All Day||BUY TICKETS|
Directed by Isabel Castro
United States | 88 minutes | 2022
Mija is a moving love letter to immigrants and their children. Director Isabel Castro’s intimate debut feature constructs an ethereal vision and dedication to the daughters that fight for their families, their dreams and themselves.
Isabel Castro is a four-time Emmy-nominated Mexican American filmmaker who combines a practice in journalism and art to tell stories about immigration, civil rights, and identity. She directed, produced, and filmed the award-winning documentary short "USA v Scott" (Tribeca 2020, The New Yorker), Emmy-nominated "Darlin" (Tribeca 2019, NYT OpDocs), and the Netflix docu-series, Pandemic. Her debut project Crossing Over won a 2015 GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Documentary, and interviews about her work on Crossing Over were nominated for two additional GLAAD awards. She has worked on dozens of stories as a producer, cinematographer and multimedia journalist for The New York Times, as an Edward R. Murrow-award winning producer at The Marshall Project, on two seasons of the Emmy-award winning series VICE on HBO, and as an Emmy-nominated producer covering civil rights and policy at VICE News Tonight on HBO.
|Film Title in Spanish||Mija|
|Type of Film||Feature|
|Country of Origin||United States|
|Year Film Was Completed||2022|
|Produced by||Yesenia Tlahuel, Tabitha Breese|
|Written by||Isabel Castro|
|Edited by||Jennifer Tiexiera, Ora DeKornfeld, Alex Bohs|
|Music by||Helado Negro|