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A PORTRAIT OF A COMMUNITY

¡RAZA!

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STORY
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The Story

A CHICANO FILM SET IN RIVERSIDE, CALIFORNIA
Logline: When a false incarceration tears them apart, a close-knit Chicano family struggles to overcome their grief while coming of age in Riverside, California.
Comparable Films: "Moonlight", "Minari", "CODA"
Genre: Drama
Page Count: 94 Pages
Budget: 1.3 Million
Filming Duration: 25 days
Estimated Run Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Estimated Production Dates: Spring 2025
Filming Location: Riverside, California
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The Team

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WRITER | CO-PRODUCER | ACTOR

Victor Adame

Victor Adame is a Chicano screenwriter-actor based in Los Angeles. A Riverside, California native, Victor is passionate about telling stories that accurately explore the Latine diaspora. On top of holding an MFA in Screenwriting from Chapman University, Victor has worked with companies lik as Sundance and The Black List, and was also part of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 2022 Gold Rising Program. With his scripts, he has placed at competitions such as the Austin Film Festival, Humanitas, and Screencraft Screenwriting Fellowship where he was in the top fifty of over three thousand applicants. He is now in development on his first feature film.

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PRODUCER

Elle Perfecto

Born and raised in San Diego, California, Elle Perfecto is a graduate of Chapman University’s MBA/MFA Film and Television Producing program, with ambitions of becoming a TV writer and producer of honest and impactful stories centering on women’s issues and family dynamics within the Latine community. In addition to working on ten productions at Dodge College, she has also produced an entertainment podcast and worked at Univision Communications, and interned at FAB MGMT, Mosaic, and NALIP.

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The Gallery

Photos of the family behind the film (writer, Victor Adame's home photos) and Proof of Concept BTS photos.

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A heartfelt portrait of family and responsibility. An intimate look at a family's struggles."

- Academy Nicholl Fellowship

"A top-notch piece of screenwriting, a carefully crafted literary work."
 

ScreenCraft

"The writer builds a beautiful backdrop with vivid details, complementing the family dynamic well, making this script strong."

 

- The Black List

*2022 Finalist (Top 50 out of 3,600)

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CONTACT

If you're interested in a:

  • Copy of the script

  • Pitch deck

  • Budget top sheet

  • Link to the Proof of Concept

 

Please feel free to fill out the contact form or send an email to team@therazafilm.com

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