Boca Chica


EVENT TYPE: Competition Narrative Features

RUN TIME: 97 Minutes

Desi, a young girl from Boca Chica, Dominican Republic, is drawn to music by a famed ancestor. Her brother Fran, who lives in New York is pursuing his music while struggling to make ends meet. Cousin Elvis’ return for his wedding reveals his sinister business plans which entail child prostitution. Desi is at a crossroads by finding her voice among a group of underground rap artists, and romantic interest Raul. Amidst threats, Desi navigates a path of self-discovery and resilience.



Director(s): Gabriella Moses

Producer(s): Sterlyn Ramírez, Robina Riccitiello

Writer(s): Mariana Rondón, Marité Ugás

Cast: Jean Cruz, Lia Chapman, Xiomara Rodriguez, Richarson Díaz, Scarlet Camilo



9:00 PM — Skylight Cinema 5 - 350 Southwest A St