Sergio Carvajal and Ruwan Perera’s Short Film “Quinceanera” Offers a Behind-The-Scenes Look at a Hispanic Cultural Tradition

Quinceanera – A Short Film by Texas Filmmakers Sergio Carvajal and Ruwan Perera.

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Written, shot and finished in November 2007, Quincenera was Sergio Carvajal and Ruwan Perera’s final project for the East Austin Stories class.

The assignment was to make a 9 minute document about any event/person/place from the east side of Austin. The result is a look into the hispanic culture, a behind-the-scenes look at the making of a quinceanera and a documentation of the quinceanera of Lorena Grimaldo.

Quinceanera was an official SXSW 2008 selection. Enjoy!!

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