North American Premiere
Running Time: 17min
Film Year: 2019
Category: Knight Made in MIA Short Film Award
**OPENING NIGHT FILM, KNIGHT MADE IN MIA AWARD COMPETITION – SHORT FILM**
Milagros (Loggy) and Alex have been best friends and neighbors their entire lives in the Pork n Beans. Loggy detaches when she learns that Alex has kept secret she’s being displaced and relocated to another community. The two are chosen to dance together at Liberty Square’s groundbreaking ceremony but their plans are derailed when the memorial of Milagros’ mother is confiscated. Their bond is tested as they search for its whereabouts.
Shot in location in Liberty Square, the protagonists of “Liberty” risk drifting apart as their neighborhood undergoes drastic changes caused by redevelopment.
This film screens as a part of SHORTS 2
Director: Faren Humes
Producer: Katherine Fisher, Diego Najera, Diana Ward
Screenwriter: Faren Humes
Executive Producer: Francisco Velasquez, Valerie Castillo-Martinez, Angel Kristi Williams
Production Company: Film Independent
Cinematographer: Zamarin Wahdat
Editor: Aleshka Ferrero