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MexMan

Josh Polon
United States, 2018, 89 min.

In English.
Includes adult language.

AIFF Award Winner:
Special Jury Award for Innovative Filmmaking

Germán Alonso is a young artist and filmmaker striving to complete his first feature film, while plagued by the ghost of a long-lost love and a battle for creative control with his producers. His project, MexMan, is a grandiose action/sci-fi immigration tale, about a young Mexican immigrant who comes to the U.S. for a better future, then dies unexpectedly and is turned into a cyborg who seeks vengeance for the crimes against him. 

Category: Documentary.
Themes: Film Industry, Identity, Immigration, Relationships.

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