SANTIAGO The Award-Winning No-Low Budget Feature Film
by Daniel Woltosz
SANTIAGO The Award-Winning Feature Film (Jesus Guevara as Santiago)
Miguel (Dan Lopecci) and Star (Romina Peniche) at her place.
Santiago (Jesus Guevara) Miguel (Dan Lopecci) Ben (Marcos Ochoa) at the torture
Star (Romina Peniche) getting dropped off in the streets.
SANTIAGO tells the story of three very different men; Miguel (Dan Lopecci) as the actor who hires a film student, Billy (Wesam Keesh) to document a day in the life of a very dangerous drug-dealer pimp, Santiago (Jesus Guevara). Santiago leads Miguel and Billy through an underworld where drugs, sex and violence are an everyday occurrence. Through this journey we witness men of violence and prostitutes who once came to this country for better things, but now have to survive the only way they can.
2011 Chicago Int'l Latino Film Festival (Official Selection) 2011 Riverside Int'l Film Festival (Winner Best Feature Audience Choice) 2011 Houston Intl Worldfest Film Festival (Winner Bronze Best Feature Under $100K) 2011 Mexico Int'l Film Festival (Winner Silver Palm Award for Best Feature) 2011 Manhattan Film Festival (Official Selection) 2011 New York Int'l Latino Film Festival (Official Selection - Screens 8-20-11 @4:30pm at the Chelsea Cinema Theater in New York City)
SANTIAGO is the first feature film for Writer/Director Felix Martiz, Producers Daniel Woltosz and Jae-do Kwon, Director of Photography Jan-Michael Losada, Sound Designer John E Walker, and also for the four principal cast members, Jesus Guevara, Dan Lopecci, Wesam Keesh, and Romina Peniche.
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