Philippines, USA 2008 • Feature Film • 82 minutes
Directed by Ron Morales
After the death of his mother, 12-year-old Hector arrives in Manila to live permanently with his grandmother, a woman whom he has never met. Shortly after arriving, Hector meets Sel, a neighborhood teenage girl, and Miguel, along with Miguel’s street gang. Hector, longing to find a connection to his new environment, joins this group of petty hustlers in the hopes of getting closer to Sel. But one night Hector’s initiation takes a wrong turn. “Santa Mesa” is a warm tale about family values, love and friendship. It tackles one of life’s biggest challenge – growing up.
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A Adult Content T Subtitles
College of the Siskiyous, Weed - Ford Theater
Sunday, October 12 4:50 pm - 6:12 pm