NYU Thesis Short Film // Maria is a 24-year-old Mexican woman who crosses the Tijuana/California border with her son, Julio. Today is different. It’s Halloween. The local radio station in San Diego is holding a costume contest that they’re sure they can win. Will they make it in time?


  • directed by:

    Enrique Unzueta

  • written by:

    Enrique Unzueta

  • directed by:

    Enrique Unzueta

  • produced by:

    Alexandra Hsu, Barbarella Pardo, Enrique Unzueta

  • cinematography by:

    Jordan Quellman

  • edited by:

    Enrique Unzueta

  • production design by:

    Midori Zuniga

  • starring:

    Valeria Gonzalez, Sebastian Cano, Jose Santillan Cabuto

  • production companies:

    NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Alexandra House Productions

Film Festivals

Official selection: 1 festivals

  • 2019 Austin Film Festival - Official Selection

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