Marcela, a young woman from Colombia, relocated to New York to find a career but is disappointed with the experience. Her friendship with an older woman from her hometown gives her a new understanding of the traditions and the values that she has left behind. When she decides to test these values in New York the disappointment becomes even bigger forcing her to take a difficult decision.
DIRECTOR BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:
A published correspondent and photographer, Manuela Senatore uses writing and filmmaking to explore social themes and draw attention to everyday’s heroes. Born and raised in Italy, she feels connected to the tradition of Italian neorealism in film and literature. Visually she tries to achieve a documentary, yet classically polished style. Manuela has been involved in several aspects of film production, though writing and directing is her main passion. She recently wrote and directed the short film “A Journey to Homeland”.