Stil image from "All of my Life." Courtesy of Media Artist Rene M Vargas.

All of my Life / Toda la Vida

By Undergraduate Media Artist Rene M Vargas

presented with films from the Tijuana/San Diego area

Tuesday, 2 December 2014 // 6:00-7:30 pm

UC San Diego, Visual Arts Presentation Lab at the Structural and Materials Engineering Bldg (SME) #149
9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, California 92093

Program

No le Digas a Nadie / Don't Tell Anyone
by Armando Villalobos and Luis Quintana
2013, 5 min
Three children playing in Mexico's violent backyard find a disturbing discovery. A coming of age story in how future generations are being silenced to the crimes in their society.

Midway
by Jo Kamimura
2014, 10 min
Vine, six-shops, and death. A simple day for a young escort turns heavy when faced with the daily realities of the 21st century.

Coronacion
by Jesus Guerra
2014, 9 min
"Memin" is an inhabitant of the Tijuana River who witnesses the events of November 24th of 2013 as people decide to meet and organize a massive illegal crossing through the Mexico-US border.

Toda la Vida /All of my Life
by Rene M Vargas Madrigal
2014, 37 min
Janneth is a young college student who is experiencing moments of conflict in her personal, intimate, family and social life. This, coupled with psycho-emotional background of her family, ends up teaching Janneth a life lesson.

*Vargas created the film Toda la Vida /All of my Life with the support of Visual Arts lecturer and filmmaker, Laida Lertxundi with a Department of Visual Arts class project grant.

Feature listing image still from "Coronacion" by Jesus Guerra.

 

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