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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Festivals & Awards

Directed by: Trisha Ziff
Producers: Andrew Houchens, Isabel del Río
Executive Producers: Lawrence Davin, Alejandro Springall, Sylvia Stevens Coproducers: Hugo Villa Smythe, Alan Suárez   Editor: Jorge Márquez Photography: Felipe Pérez Burchard, Mario García Joya, Seamus McGarvey
Music: Jacobo Lieberman, Andrés Sánchez Maher
Sound design: Pablo Lach
Post-producer: Fernando Maganda

– Tübingen Festival de Cine Español, 2021

– Portland Latino Film Festival, 2021

– New York Latino Film Festival **Winner Best Documentary**, 2021

– Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival, 2021

– Festival Internacional de Cine de Morelia, 2021

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