Point of Entry

Zeus Quijano, Jr.

USA, Documentary, 2009
27 min, MiniDV, Color
Spanish, English with English subtitles


Carlos is an illegal immigrant living in the United States with his wife and two children. His decision to leave Mexico, his parents and siblings weighed heavily on him, but he knew that for them to get ahead he would have to leave to America. He was 15 years old at the time. Today, Carlos is 30 and continues sending money home to his family. Accolades for Point of Entry include numerous Official Selection entries in festivals as well as awards for Best Short Documentary at the Downtown Film Festival Los Angeles, and Best Non-Scripted Drama at NexTv Entertainment Web Series and Short Film Competition.


Texas Premiere



Zeus Quijano, Jr. is a graduate Film Production student at the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts. Zeus grew up in the suburbs of New York City. He was introduced to the craft of visual media while interning and eventually working as a production assistant on the sitcom, Spin City. He attended the University of Hawai'i and developed his craft of visual arts. USC has enabled him to integrate his love of still photographic storytelling and translate that to a fluid cinematic art.


Producer: Zeus Quijano, Jr.
Cinematographer: Zeus Quijano, Jr.
Editor: Zeus Quijano, Jr.
Sound Design: Zeus Quijano, Jr.
Music: Jake Monaco

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