Down for Life

Alan Jacobs

USA, Drama/Coming-of-Age, 2011
96 min, Super16mm, Color


Based on a true story, Down for Life depicts a single, fateful day in the life of a 15-year-old Latina gang leader. She discovers that leaving the gang is much more difficult than joining. The film was shot on location in South-Central Los Angeles and stars local youth in the lead roles.


Austin Premiere


Alan_Jacobs_webA native of New York and graduate of Wesleyan University and Stanford University, Alan Jacobs has directed six feature films, including Nina Takes a Lover, American Gun, Just One Night, and co-directed Sinbad: Beyond the Veil of Mists.






Producer: Scott William Alvarez
Production Companies: Por Vida Productions
Screenwriter: Alan Jacobs, Trina Calderon
Cinematographer: Dana Gonzales, Morgan Susser
Editor: Clayton Halsey and Roger Marshall
Sound Design: Paul Hurtubise
Music: Vito A. Colapietro II, Neely Dinkins Jr.
Cast: Jessica Romero, Kate del Castillo, Danny Glover, Laz Alonso, Elizabeth Peña, Emily Rios, Cesar Garcia, Nicholas Gonzalez, Snoop Dogg
Print Source: Scott William Alvarez, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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