a film by Crystal Avila
Debajo de los árboles
Beneath the Trees
In loving memory of Jesús Villanueva
(May 15th, 1934 - December 14th, 2018)
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Audience Choice Award 28th Annual Notre Dame Student Film Festival
Audience Choice Best of Festival Winner! Thank you to the judges and audience members for such a great honor!
August 2019 - We were pleased to be a part of the lovely
May 2018 - We were pleased to be screening at the wonderful Austin based
April 2018 - We were pleased to be screening and nominated for Best Short Doc and
Best Female Filmmaker at
February 2018 - We were pleased to be screening and competing as one of 10 finalists at the Oscar Qualifying
January 2017 - We were pleased to be screening and Audience Choice winner at the
And multiple other private and screenings throughout Chicago and the South Bend area.
Thank you to all you have come out to see the film.
With the help of an old still camera, a Mexican immigrant diagnosed with memory loss and his granddaughter retrace his journey across the Arizona border over 60 years ago.
Directed by Crystal Avila Floeder
Original Soundtrack composed and performed by Jasmin Avila
Co - Producer - Fidelia Avila
Associate Producer - Briana Avila
Contact Crystal Avila Floeder at