El Último Balsero (The Last Rafter)
BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE
Narrative, 82 mins, Carlos R Betancourt & Oscar Ernesto Ortega, USA, 2020
Co-presented by the Arlington International Film Festival
After risking his life crossing the Florida Straits on a raft, a young Cuban searches Miami for his missing father. When a political shift makes him America’s first Cuban undocumented immigrant, he must battle the new and bigger fear of deportation, while unraveling a past of intolerance and hate that haunts him.
Official Selection – Miami Film Festival, 2020
Official Selection – Los Angeles Latino Film Festival, 2020