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Length: 13 mins

About this Piece

Shot in Los Angeles, *You’re Dead to Me* is a devastating portrayal of a grieving Chicana mother trying to come to terms with the death of her transgender child on Dias de los Muertos. The arrival of an unexpected guest unveils a complex mesh of love and loss, reconciliation and regret, rejection and acceptance. The short film painfully shows the lasting hardships LGBTQ people still have to face today.

Shot in Los Angeles, *You’re Dead to Me* is a devastating portrayal of a grieving Chicana mother trying to come to terms with the death of her transgender child on Dias de los Muertos. The arrival of an unexpected guest unveils a complex mesh of love and loss, reconciliation and regret, rejection and acceptance. The short film painfully shows the lasting hardships LGBTQ people still have to face today.