A Border Story

Shorts in Competition: Narrative

World Premiere

USA | 19 MINUTES

A BORDER STORY

Drama

Eliseo Gomez is heading north to the United States to provide a better life for his wife and daughter. At the border his journey takes an unexpected turn. As he crosses the relentless desert, with very little food and water, Eliseo is physically and emotionally drained. Just when he feels the situation is impossible, he stumbles upon a young boy, also lost and suffering.


CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Tobias Louie and Tobias Louie

Tobias Louie has worked as an associate producer at National Geographic Television. He has written, directed, edited, and produced independent short films, including a seven-part mystery Web series and a music video that earned a finalist spot in Showtime's Homegrown Humor contest.
Screenwriter
Conor Welter,Tobias Louie
Director
Tobias Louie
Executive Producer
Joe Welter, Jill Welter
Primary Cast
Alejandro Patiño, Dmitri Schuyler-Linch, Jesse Garcia, Grant Wheeler, Sher Ribas-Blum, Dennis Elsas
Producer
Jenna Louie, Rita J. Runyon, Conor Welter
Director of Photography
Stefan Wiesen
Editor
Luis Moreno
Co-Producers
Andy Kuester, Marissa Watson

CONTACTS

Technical Contact
Josh Laurence
Monclair, NJ 07042
Phone: 212 991 8208
jslaurence@mac.com
Press Contact
Rita J. Runyon
TRC Entertainment
West Hollywood, CA 90069
Phone: 818 242 4476
trcentertainment@charter.net
Producer
Conor Welter
Eleven 11 Productions
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Phone: 201 906 0974
conor.welter@gmail.com