Maria

Maria

SYNOPSIS
Maria is an 18 year old poet, daughter of Mexican immigrants from the Bronx, NY. Her life was never easy, living with her alcoholic father, mother, mother’s schizophrenic husband and two sisters. The family moved between housing projects and shelters and she never really had hope for a better future. In high school, she experienced depression and social isolation which led her to cutting herself. Luckily, she started writing poems.

SCREENING INFORMATION
Friday, August 23, 2019
1:30 pm
Marquis Main

WINNER
Best Documentary Short

CREDITS
Director: Shiri Paamony Eshel (will attend the festival)
Producer: Shiri Paamony Eshel

FILM INFORMATION
Genre: Documentary Short
Length: 26 min
Location: USA
Languages: English, Spanish

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