White Like the Moon

WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY MARINA GONZALEZ PALMIER

Screened in Over 60 Festivals

White Like the Moon

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A TexMex Tales Production

  WHITE LIKE THE MOON

Written and Directed
by
Marina Gonzalez Palmier

WHITE LIKE THE MOON is the story of a 13 year-old Mexican-American girl's struggle for identity when her mother forces her to bleach her skin white in order to fit into the "Anglo" society of San Antonio, Texas, in the late 1950s.

 

Christel Khalil   Jill Remez   Diana Meza   Crystal Leah Chacon   Julia Vera   Diana Burbano 
Music by
Mark Snow  Edited by Drake Silliman A.C.E.  Production Design by Kristan Andrews 
Costume Design by Karen Murk Casting by Rosalinda Morales  Director of Photography Irv Goodnoff
  Executive Producer Richard Pierce  Producer Patrick Welborn  Produced by Richard Pierce
  Written and Directed by Marina Gonzalez Palmier  

A Twenty Minute Short Film, Color, Dolby Digital

©2002 American Film Institute, All Rights Reserved

Aired on HBO

Multiple Award Winner

8 Best Short Film  Honors