It's Going to Be Beautiful

United States/Mexico, 2018, 9 min, Colour

The border patrol of the USA is debating between eight prototypes designs, to build the wall at the Mexican border. In order to choose a winner, the officers try to pass through the structures, using technics learned from migrants and drug dealers.

CREDITS

Directors:

Luis Gutiérrez Arias,John Henry Theisen

Producers:

John Henry Theisen,Luis Gutiérrez Arias

Cinematography:

John Henry Theisen,Luis Gutiérrez Arias

Editing:

John Henry Theisen,Luis Gutiérrez Arias

Sound:

John Henry Theisen,Luis Gutiérrez Arias

DIRECTOR'S BIO

Luis Gutiérrez Arias (b.1990) is a Mexican-Cuban filmmaker and video artist whose work explores notions of identity politics, neo-colonialism and the politics of cinema. His work has been shown at the NODOCCS Festival of Video Art (Caracas, Venezuela) and the CalArts Showcase 2018 (Los Angeles, CA). John Henry Theisen (b.1994) is a filmmaker from Omaha Nebraska but is currently living in California. He has worked on various commercial projects as a writer, director and editor and is now pursuing an MFA in Film and Video at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts).

FESTIVALS & AWARDS

Mexico, 2018, DocsMX,

DocsMX, Mexico 2018 -

Mexico, 2018, FICM ,

FICM , Mexico 2018 -

United States, 2019, Sundance ,

Sundance , United States 2019 -

CONTACT

Luis Gutiérrez Arias
luis.yyz@gmail.com
(661) 993-0804

John Henry Theisen
johntheisen@alum.calarts.edu
(402) 618-0300