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Plane Pretend

Plane Pretend

Directed by Sharon Arteaga

Pilar and her brothers are ecstatic to take their first flight, but they must hide their excitement or risk revealing their undocumented status and being deported.


Sharon Arteaga

convinced her parents to buy her a video camera instead of a Quinceañera. She has won numerous shorts competitions including being selected out of 900+ films to tour the US and Canada with LUNAFEST, a film festival that raises funds for breast cancer research and other charities. Arteaga received a highly-competitive Austin Film Society grant for her short film "Plane Pretend" which will premiere in 2019. She is currently working on several narrative shorts while developing her first feature film. Arteaga is passionate about teaching others to also tell their stories through film.

Earlier Event: September 6
Later Event: September 6
Short Films Block 2