Directed by Alejandro Marquez Vela
A Mexican-American U.S. Army soldier comes back home and faces the dilemma of whether to defend his family or the laws of the country he vowed to protect.
Filmmaker Alejandro Marquez Vela is scheduled to attend.
GI Film Festival San Diego Award
Best Student Film
Alejandro is a Mexican director born and raised in the city of Guadalajara, Mexico. After graduating from college, he worked directing TV commercials for some years before being awarded the Fulbright Scholarship to begin his graduate film studies at USC School of Cinematic Arts. While at USC, he also received the John Huston Scholarship for Directing. His short film “G.I. Jose” was awarded the USC First Look Industry Award in the category of Social Change. Alejandro recently shadowed DGA-award-winning director Dan Attias on a Hulu/Fox produced TV show, and is seeking to develop a career as a television director.