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THE LETTER

Writer/ Director/ Editor - Jazmin Aguilar

12-year-old Marcela finds an airmail letter that she suspects may be from her absent father, who left Mexico to go to The United States. Her brother Rogelio, betrayed by his father’s absence takes the letter from Marcela. In order to learn more about her father, she must convince Rogelio she is ready to read what’s inside the letter. To prove this, Marcela shows him her secret scrapbook containing naïve scenarios and clues to her father’s silence.

 
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THE FRUIT FLIES

Written by Susannah R. Driss
Directed by Jazmin Aguilar

When married couple Robert and Lena argue over fruit flies in their kitchen, the banal, the vulgar, and the poetic erupt into marital angst, verbal tirades, and a salacious dissection of the secret life of insects.

The Fruit Flies is a 10 minute play that made it into the NBC sponsored Short + Sweet Hollywood play competition.

 

HIJA DE TU MADRE

In Development (2020)

A young girl is forced to have a Quince by her mother. The 6 month preparation party causes a tug of war between the two which puts into question their relationship with themselves, and their culture.