Alejandro & Miguel

Alejandro and Miguel

May 29 ·

Virtual Screening

Directed by Joie Estrella Horwitz.

2020, Mexico, 9 min, Spanish with English subtitles.

New York Premiere.

Multigenerational borders manifest both emotionally and vocationally in the relationship between Miguel Bencomo and his fourteen-year-old son Alejandro. In this portrait of ranch life in the town of Casas Grandes, Mexico, questions rise surrounding love, connection, escapism and the inherited responsibility of family lineage.

Co-presented with the Brooklyn Film Festival.

Brooklyn Film Festival, New York City’s longest-running international-competitive film festival, stands together with all New Yorkers to flatten the curve and stop the spread of COVID-19, by going virtual for its 23rd Edition, themed TURNING POINT, with more than 140 films to be viewable for free from May 29-June 7 by going to https://www.brooklynfilmfestival.org/ and clicking on the REGISTER button.