Producer/Director: Karla Legaspy
Genre: New Media
Program Length: 11 Minutes
Premiere Date: July 11, 2016 on 2016 PBS Online Film Festival
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When Iliana dedicates a love song to her teacher during an elementary school talent show, the ensuing homophobic reactions from school officials and her mother taint the entire experience. Iliana’s disappointment escalates when she overhears her mother Terry accusing her queer best friend Chela of influencing Iliana’s actions. Despite the disastrous evening, Liliana finds true solace and faith with a note from Chela and the support of her best friend, Xitlali.
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