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Mango Season

About

A recent Cuban refugee arrival, Raul, is hunting for mangoes he can hustle to local bodegas for some cash when he inadvertently becomes octogenarian Cuban lady prey.

This screening is supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and sponsored by FlixLatino and ViendoMovies Available with Xfinity.

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Silverspot Cinema

Silverspot Cinema

Director Bio

Carmen Pelaez is an award winning actor and writer. She has performed her solo play "Rum & Coke" in LA, Chicago, Off-Broadway at Abingdon Theater and most recently shot it live at the Miami Freedom Tower. Her short film "The Acting Lesson" won the HBO New York International Latino Film Festival Short Film Competition.

Cast & Credits

  • Director(s)
    Carmen Pelaez
  • Producer(s)
    Randy Valdes
  • Screenwriter(s)
    Carlos Odio
  • Cinematographer(s)
    Randy Valdes
  • Composer
    Joel Someillan
  • Cast
    Joel Lara, Alejandra Cossio, Zully Montero, Anna Silvetti

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