Cineasta Estadounidense de 18 Años Dedica Su Primer Largometraje a Su Difunto Padre
Felipe Martínez, nacido en Houston, TX, pero creado en Laredo, TX y Monterrey, México ha finalizado su primer largometraje dedicado a su padre, y a todos los inmigrantes en Estados Unidos. La película habla sobre la separación de familia cuando los padres son deportados a México. Felipe decidió escribir sobre este tema ya que es algo que no se ve mucho en el cine hoy en dia, y si es visto en el cine no es interpretado de la forma correcta. Felipe un ciudadano de los estados unidos con raíces mexicanas decidió tomar acción y enseñarle al mundo lo que en realidad es vivir en Estado unidos como ciudadano y tener padres indocumentados.
18 year old filmmaker from Laredo, Texas Completes His First Feature Film in Los Angeles, California
Felipe Martínez, born in Houston, TX, but raised in Laredo, TX and Monterrey, Mexico has finished filming his first feature film dedicated to his father, and to all immigrants in the United States. The film talks about family separation when parents are deported to Mexico. Felipe decided to write on this subject since it is something not seen much in the industry today, and if it is seen in the cinema it is not interpreted in the correct way. Felipe, a United States citizen with Mexican roots, decided to take action and show the world what it really is to live in the United State as a citizen and have undocumented parents.
The Film Aguanta Promises to Raise Eyebrows and Capture the Hearts of All
An incomparable story about a U.S. Citizen of Mexican descent living in the United states with undocumented parents appraised by a U.S. Citizen of Mexican descent who was raised in bordertown. The presented film is a story unlike others. A story being told and acted by actual people who lived their lives in the United States and have gone through these types of circumstances when leaving their home country in search of a better future. A film that represents “Minority groups” the way they should be represented.
L.A. Film School Student Directs First Feature Film Under $1,500 Budget
Still attending FIlm School, Felipe Martinez was tired of seeing his own people not being represented the way they should be on screen. He decided to take action and film his first feature film with only $1,500. “You have to do what you have to do. Sometimes you have to create your own industry, your own path, your own voice, your own stories, in order to represent your people and be acclaimed by others.” Felipe stated. He believes in the powerful tool of storytelling. He believes it has the power to change a life, create conscious, and the power to make people take action with all these problems going on in this world. He decided to represent his own people the way the should be represented on screen.