When You Clean a Stranger’s Home,
April M. Sánchez,
The Cine Las Americas Virtual Showcase's
Hecho en Tejas Competition Program
The Cine Las Americas Virtual Showcase’s Hecho en Tejas Competition Program, which focuses on films shot and/or produced in Texas, includes three narrative shorts directed by Austin filmmakers: Sharon Arteaga’s When You Clean a Stranger’s Home; Maggie Burger’s Cleanse; and April M. Sánchez’sDelia’s Pozole. Directed by Sharon Arteaga, When You Clean a Stranger’s Home documents the Latinx work experience from the perspective of a grateful daughter. Directed by Maggie Burger, Cleanse chronicles the efforts of an energy healer to save a young woman from an unseen force of evil. Directed by April M. Sánchez, Delia’s Pozole finds a teenage vegan bonding with her grandfather over a shared love of Mexican cuisine. When You Clean a Stranger’s Home,Cleanse, and Delia’s Pozole will stream at 12 p.m. July 26 as part of The Cine Las Americas Virtual Showcase’s Hecho en Tejas Competition Program. Each Cine Las Americas Virtual Showcase screening is free but is limited to 250 tickets; registration is available at https://xerb.tv/channel/cinelasamericasvirtualshowcase2020/virtual-events/.
Aired: July 23, 2020