May 26
26 May, 2020. 0 Comments. Short of the Week. Posted By: Phoebe Lewis
We are thrilled to announce our short of the week! Shiri Paamony Eshel came to #MNFF5 last summer to present MARIA, a documentary short centered on an 18 year old poet living in New York City. MARIA won the Best Short Documentary Award at the 5th annual MNFF. You can see the film for free here. 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…