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2021 | Color | 84:00

An intimate portrait of three generations of a Mexican-American family in California, Oaxacalifornia: The Return revisits the Mejía family 25 years after they were first portrayed negotiating their place in a new environment, digging deep into the complexities of multi-generational immigrant identities and the nuances of both belonging and otherness to become a moving epic about the fabric of the United States.

Direction: Ziff; Trisha
Script: Márquez; Jorge, Ziff; Trisha
Production: Houchens; Andrew, Fortes; Elena, del Rio; Isabel, Alatorre; Daniela, Ziff; Trisha
Photography: Perez Bouchard; Felipe, McGarvey; Seamus, García Joya; Mario
Sound: Lach; Pablo
Music: Sánchez Maher; Andrés, Lieberman; Jacobo
Participation year at FICM: 2021

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