Midnight Family

Mexico/United States, 2019, 81 min, Colour

In Mexico City’s wealthiest neighborhoods, the Ochoa family runs a private ambulance, competing with other for-profit EMTs for patients in need of urgent help. As the Ochoas try to make a living in this fraught industry, they struggle to keep their dire finances from compromising the people in their care.

CREDITS

Director:

Luke Lorentzen

Producers:

Kellen Quinn,Luke Lorentzen

Cinematography:

Luke Lorentzen

Editing:

Luke Lorentzen

Sound:

Matías Barberis

DIRECTOR'S BIO

Luke Lorentzen graduated from Stanford University in art history and film studies. His short film Santa Cruz del Islote (2014) won awards at over 10 international film festivals. His first feature documentary New York Cuts (2015) had its world premiere at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam and its U.S. premiere at the Camden International Film Festival. Luke is also part of the team behind Netflix's documentary series Last Chance U.

FESTIVALS & AWARDS

Denmark, 2019, CPH:DOX, F:ACT Award - Honorable Mention

CPH:DOX, Denmark 2019 - F:ACT Award - Honorable Mention

United States, 2019, Sundance , U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Cinematography

Sundance , United States 2019 - U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Cinematography

United Kingdom, 2019, Sheffield Doc/Fest, Grand Jury Award

Sheffield Doc/Fest, United Kingdom 2019 - Grand Jury Award

Mexico, 2019, FICG Guadalajara, Premio Mezcal for Best Film and Premio Mezcal for Best Director

FICG Guadalajara, Mexico 2019 - Premio Mezcal for Best Film and Premio Mezcal for Best Director

Canada, 2019, Hot Docs,

Hot Docs, Canada 2019 -

CONTACT

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