It's Going to Be BeautifulUnited 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.
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
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 -