Cleveland International Film Festival } April 7 – April 20, 2021

Mateo's Story
(La Historia de Mateo)

 

Year: 2019
Country: USA, MEXICO
Run Time: 23 minutes

Mateo's Story

ENGLISH SUBTITLES AVAILABLE

Best Documentary Short Award - Honorable Mention

"La Historia de Mateo" follows a family from Central America fleeing deadly gang violence with their two small children. When legally seeking asylum, one-year-old Mateo is separated from his father by U.S. immigration. Suddenly a journey to safety turns into a journey of trauma, fear and irreparable damage. Featuring Erika Pinheiro and Olivia Caceres.

Director

Director
Malona P. Badelt

Producer
Malona P. Badelt

Screenwriting
Malona P. Badelt

Cinematography
Veronica Cardenas, Malona P. Badelt

Editing
Malona P. Badelt

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