© Ernesto Javier Martínez. All rights reserved. 

La Serenata (The Serenade)

Directed by Adelina Anthony

Written by Ernesto Javier Martínez

Aderisa Productions & Rebozo Boy Productions

2019 | Short Film

Synopsis:

Two parents struggle with their beloved Mexican musical tradition when their son requests a love song for another boy.

Awards: 

  • WINNER, HBO Latino/ Official Latino Short Film Competition, 2019

  • WINNER, Best Short Film, Long Beach Queer Film Festival, 2019

  • WINNER, Imagen Award for Best Short Film, Imagen Foundation, 2019

  • WINNER, Audience Award for Best Short Film, San Francisco International Queer Women of Color Film Festival, 2019

  • WINNER, Jury Award for Best Short Film, 32nd Connecticut LGBTQ Film Festival, 2019

  • WINNER, Best Motion Picture Narrative Short, La Frontera Queer Film Festival, 2019

  • WINNER, Award of Excellence, Accolade Global Film Competition, 2019

  • WINNER, Silver Award for Best Child Actor, Independent Shorts Awards, 2019

  • Honorable Mention for Best Children’s Film, Independent Shorts Awards, 2019

  • Honorable Mention for Best Acting Duo, Independent Shorts Awards, 2019

Film Screenings:

  • Philadelphia Latino Film Festival, 2019

  • La Frontera Queer Film Festival, June 2019

  • Vancouver Queer Film Festival, August 2019

  • aGLIFF (All Genders, Lifestyles, and Identities Film Festival), August 2019

  • Proud Picnic and Movie Night at Grand Park, September 15, 2019 (5 pm)

  • Oregon Independent Film Festival, September 18, 2019  (6:30 pm)

  • Boston International Latino Film Festival, September 28, 2019 (12 noon)

  • Tacoma Film Festival, October 6, 2019 (9pm)