Parade of Dreams directed by Gabriel Gillette and Chris Hanna


1500 Sixth Street
Coachella, CA 92236
Saturday, October 13th
2:15 PM – 4:15 PM




A young man takes us through his journey of coming out, becoming a drag-queen, and the dangers that this lifestyle created.


Director’s BIOGRAPHY

Chris Hanna is a born and bred El Paso filmmaker, documentarian and editor. He has made a number of short films and documentaries which have been successful in the festival circuit, including a regional Emmy nomination for Best Editing in a College Production with his short film “The Talk in the Night” in 2016 and a regional Emmy award for Best Editing in a College Production with his more recent film “Pitch Black” this past year (which was amongst 6 nominations they had received with the three films they submitted). Chris is also the director, co-producer, editor and principal cinematographer for a local PBS show in Oklahoma, “Art of a Cowboy”. Currently, Chris is working on a local documentary in El Paso, “Beyond the Dream”, which follows high school students who tour the east coast Ivy League colleges through the College Mindset Ivy League Program, in hopes of being accepted to these top tier schools. He has also made promotional videos for companies in El Paso, such as Tropicana Properties and Tropicana Homes. He is collaborating with Shine On El Paso as well, creating content to show the best of what El Paso has to offer. This past year, Chris had the privilege of meeting with Tony Romo, to create a feature documentary detailing the life of the former Cowboys quarterback; the project is currently entering post-production.