From the all-female team at Body Checker Productions, horror short 'La Ciguapa Siempre' among those premiering at this year's Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival.
As part of the fellowship, each filmmaker was awarded a $20,000 grant to produce a film short, as well as offered individualized mentorship and networking opportunities, such as one-on-one meetings with industry leaders. The resulting shorts will premiere at this year's festival June 5.
Cheyenne Washington as Milagro
La Ciguapa Siempre is a celebration of my Dominican heritage mixed with my love of horror. It's about trying to figure where one fits in and how culture shapes our future, whether we embrace it or not.
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