Oaxacalifornia: The Return


Oaxacalifornia: The Return, 2021, Mexico, USA , 84 min


An intimate portrait of three generations of a Mexican-American family in California, Oaxacalifornia: The Return revisits the Mejía family twenty-five years after they were first portrayed negotiating their place in a new environment, digging deep into the complexities of multigenerational immigrant identities and the nuances of both belonging and otherness to become a moving epic about the fabric of this nation.

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Directed by: Trisha Ziff
Produced by: Andrew Houchens, Isabel del Río
Escrita por: Trisha Ziff
Executive Producers: Lawrence Davin, Alejandro Springall, Sylvia Stevens Coproducers: Hugo Villa Smythe, Alan Suárez
Associate producers: Daniela Alatorre, Elena Fortes

Editor, Script: Jorge Márquez
Cinematography: Felipe Pérez Burchard, Mario García Joya, Seamus McGarvey
Original Score: Jacobo Lieberman, Andrés Sánchez Maher
Sound designer: Pablo Lach
Post-Producer: Fernando Maganda

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