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I Have No Tears, and I Must Cry

(Sin lágrimas para llorar)
NY Premiere

Director: Luis Fernando

United States, 2022, 13 min

Shooting Format:Digital, 16mm Film Negative

Festival Year:2023

Category:Narrative Short

Cast:Alejandra Herrera, Enoc Oteo, Cherie Julander

Crew:Writer: Luis Fernando Puente. Producer: Rollins Wimber. Director of Photography: Oscar Ignacio Jimenez


Maria Luisa is ready to escape immigration limbo, but when her greencard interview takes an unexpected turn, she faces the anxiety of losing the life she had planned.

About the director

Born in Mexico and emigrated to the US during his childhood, Luis Fernando Puente studied Media Arts at Brigham Young University.
His recent work includes La luna y el colibrí, which participated in numerous film festivals and won multiple awards including the Mesquite Award for Best Texas Short Film at Cine Festival in San Antonio, Texas.

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