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October 3, 2019

Perception Directed by Andres Irias

This movie will be played on:

BLOCK 9

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 2
2:00PM – 4:00PM

All screenings will take place at
COLLEGE OF THE DESERT | POLLOCK THEATER
43500 Monterey Ave, Palm Desert, CA

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Synopsis

Perception tells a story on immigration from two points of view- Daniela, a Honduran mother who is pressured by the circumstances of her country to migrate from it with her young daughter; and Alan, an American teen, son to a white supremacist family who is taught by his own to see immigrants as less. Through a non linear narrative and two points of view, Perception is a study on parallel worlds that suffer from society’s pressure, resulting in life and death decisions.

Director Biography – Andres Irias

Born in Honduras, Andres Irias is a Central American filmmaker that specializes in Directing, Screenwriting, Producing, and Editing. During his younger years Andres moved to Miami, Florida to pursue filmmaking. As a former New York Film Academy student he has filmed various short films of his own creation that have been showcased on various film festivals around the world. As a result it has garned him to partner on multiple film projects with Kodak, who has supported Andres through his specific drive of filming with 16/35mm celluloid. Not only did this allow for him to create his film production company PSYCHOTROPE, but it also permitted him with venturing into bigger scale projects through the collaboration of various talented filmmakers, tackling specific conversational topics as racism, immigration, PTSD and Alzheimers disease.

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