Jesse Salmeron

USA, Drama/Personal Narrative, 2013
90 min, RED, Color
Spanish, English with English subtitles


Jose "Joe" Rodriguez has a lot going for him. He's a smart, bright Mexican immigrant raised by a single mother who worked multiple jobs to send him to college. He has a good job, working at an office. But just as he makes a breakthrough at work, his world is upended when a secret he's concealed for years is revealed: he's undocumented. Suddenly, Joe's life begins to crumble around him over the course of the weekend. Will Joe be able to piece his life back together to achive the American Dream he so wants?


Regional Premiere


SalmeronJesse Salmeron, a graduate of the University of Houston, is an accomplished playwright. His previous films UNDOCUMENTED, and THIS IS AMERICA, take a strong look at immigration in this country. This is his first narrative feature.

Producer: Jeremy Valdez
Production Companies: Undocumented Productions
Screenwriter: Jesse Salmeron
Cinematographer: Francisco Bulgarelli
Editor: Jesse Salmeron
Sound Design: D. Chris Smith
Music: Chris Neal
Cast: Jeremy Valdez, Isabella Hoffman, Cory Knauf, Brit Sheridan, Julio Cedillo

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