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August 26, 2018

Negrón (A Tennis Short) directed by Christopher Santiago

THIS FILM SCREENS IN BLOCK 9

THE COACHELLA LIBRARY
1500 Sixth Street
Coachella, CA 92236
Sunday, October 14th
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Synopsis

Santiago ‘Sueño’ Negrón, a Brooklyn tennis prodigy, is six years removed from his playing days. After turning his back on the precipice of greatness, Sueño finds himself forced to reconcile with his decision to walk away from the game and, inevitably ,his relationship with his dying father, Primo, who pushed the game on him.

In resolving their relationship Sueño takes the first step towards a last shot at greatness-forcing him to deal with the insecurities of his past.

Directors Biography

Chris Santiago is an award-winning producer/director and life-long New Yorker looking to tell stories from an unexpected perspective. In addition to producing the feature film A**holes (SXSW ‘17), Chris has also produced branded content for Atlantic Records, MTN Dew, Lifetime + more.
He has directed content for Steve Martin + Edie Brickell, as well as Booyaka! a 15 minute short available for stream on Amazon. Chris holds a BFA NYU for film in 2014.

 

 

   

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Check out the trailer here: