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August 8, 2016

Made of Sugar directed by Kevin Rios

SCREENING DATE: FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 16TH 2016
TIME: 4:00 PM | SHORT FILMS BLOCK 3
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Synopsis

A nostalgic portrait of a Cuban-American family’s evolving cultural heritage.

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Director Biography

Kevin Rios is a recent NYU Tisch School of the Arts graduate for Film/TV currently living and working in Los Angeles. His latest short film “Made of Sugar” won Sundance Institute & Adobe’s Project 1324 Challenge that granted him access to Sundance Film Festival 2016 and a mentorship with Jason Berman, Producer of “The Birth of a Nation.”

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Director Statement

As a queer Cuban-American filmmaker my goal is to tell diverse stories ranging from a modern U.S. experience as a queer latino as well as Cuban stories effected by the Cuban revolution over the last 60 years.

Credits:

  • Kevin Rios
    Director
  • Kevin Rios
    Writer
  • Kevin Rios
    Producer
  • Raul Carvajal
    Producer
  • Javier Perez
    Key Cast
  • Idalmis Garcia
    Key Cast
  • Cecilia Rios
    Key Cast
  • Vita Rios
    Key Cast
  • Kevin Rios
    Key Cast
  • Harold Rios
    Key Cast
  • Ale Mesa
    Key Cast
  • Stephen Chacon
    Key Cast
  • Kevin Rios
    Cinematographers
Category: ACCEPTED FILMS