BIENVENIDOS A LOS ANGELES

Status: Pre-Production, Filming in Los Angeles August 2021

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Inspired by true events, the film tells the timely story of Imani, a Tanzanian single-mother living in Los Angeles. When she offers to help a perfect stranger reunite with her son, Imani learns this simple act of kindness threatens to jeopardize her own path to citizenship.

BIENVENIDOS A LOS ANGELES is a short film intended to have a distribution life of its own. It will also be used to pitch a limited series to industry executives with the goal of celebrating Los Angeles’ multi-culturalism through stories of varied immigrant life endemic to Southern California. Imagine the film CRASH meets the Apple series, LITTLE AMERICA.

Writer + Director: 

Lisa Cole

Producers:

Cindy Lu

Vivian Johnson

Lolia Etomi

 

Executive Producer:

Ivana de Maria

 

Production Manager:
Sophie Webb

 

Director of Photography:

Ino Yang Popper

 

Costumes:
Sarah Cogan

 

Social Media Producer:

Farida Rafique

 

Marketing & Distribution:

Geonni Sigl