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MARI PEPA (2011, dir. Samuel Kishi Leopo)Mari Pepa (2011, dir. Samuel Kishi Leopo)

Direction: Samuel Isamu Kishi Leopo

Script: Samuel Isamu Kishi Leopo

Production: Alex Briseño | Gabriela Ruvalcaba

Production Company: Cebolla Films

Photography: Olivia Luengas

Edition: Yordi Capó

Sound: Odin Acosta

Music: Kenji Kishi

Cast: Rafael Andrade | Moisés Galindo | Alejandro Gallardo | Petra Iñiguez Robles | Arnold Ramírez

Animation: Cebolla Films

Art Direction: Rebeca del Real

FICM Awards: Best Short Fiction Film | Mexican Short Film Section

Year of participation at FICM: 2011

SINOPSIS: Fourteen-year-old Alex decides to undertake a few tasks during the summer: start a new rock band, win over the girl he likes, and organize his first concert. At the same time, he realizes his grandmother is becoming more dependent on others and that now he will have to be in charge of the household.