Heroine Short Slot
Sun Mar 1, 2020 – 2:30 pm | Domenico’s
Directed by Zoe Salicrup
USA | 15 min | 2019
Marisol is a young mother striving to make a life for herself and her young daughter, María. She poses as her friend, Luisa, and borrows her car to take fares on a ride-sharing app. But her last passenger of the day, a young white man named Frederick, acts increasingly suspicious. When he accuses Marisol of being undocumented, her worst nightmare comes to life.
Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Zoé Salicrup Junco is a narrative and commercial film director. A graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Zoé has created content for Sony, ESPN, AOL, and more. Her short film “GABI” competed in numerous festivals such as Tribeca Film Festival, Palm Springs International Shortfest, and Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival. Zoé has been named one of The Independent Magazine’s “Top 10 Filmmakers to Watch” and her work has won top prizes like King Screenwriting Award, the Wasserman Directing Award, and the National Board of Review Student Grant. Zoé
is also an HBO/DGA Directing Fellowship Finalist, a Cinefestival/Sundance Latino Screenwriters Project Fellow, and a Sundance Women’s Financing Intensive Project Fellow.