The Undocumented Lawyer

2020 Official Selection: Shorts

World Premiere

SHORT | United States | 19 MINUTES | English, Spanish | English subtitles

THE UNDOCUMENTED LAWYER

Women, Documentary, Politics

Lizbeth Mateo is an attorney who swore to uphold the Constitution. She’s also undocumented. When a client takes sanctuary in a church, Lizbeth’s own experience guides their fight for justice.



Playing in: Choose Your Battles

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Sun June 20 - 5:30 PM
Walter Gladwin Park
DATE PASSED

Bring your own blankets or chairs to relax in our socially distanced pods!

Line will be formed at Arthur Avenue and East 176th Street. Street parking will be best for this location. We may have select spots at E. 176th. 

BOROUGH TO BOROUGH SCREENINGS
The following items and actions are prohibited from the park: alcohol, audio recording devices, bicycles or scooters, chains or chain wallets, cameras larger than point-and-shoot (if you can remove the lens, don’t bring it), drones, fireworks, flags, Frisbees, illegal drugs or paraphernalia, laser pens or similar focused light, lighters, matches, musical instruments, pets or animals, selfie sticks, skateboards, vapes, smoking devices, sports balls, tents, tripods, umbrellas, unlicensed vending of any kind, weapons, video recording equipment, water squirt guns.


CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Zach Ingrasci and Chris Temple

Chris Temple and Zach Ingrasci co-founded Optimist, a non-profit production company. Netflix distributed their documentary features, Living on One Dollar and Salam Neighbor, globally. The films included impact campaigns that raised $91.5 million for various causes. In 2020, they are premiering a new feature documentary, Five Years North.

Director
Zach Ingrasci, Chris Temple
Producer
Jenna Kelly
Cinematographer
John Pope, Emily Topper
Composer
Max Avery Lichtenstein
Editor
Lila Place
Executive Producer
Brenda Avila-Hannah, Morgan Kays, John Trefry
Associate Producer
Claudia S. Murray
In Association With
4WT Media
Impact Producer
Claudia S. Murray