En Memoria [In Memory]

With her quinceañera fast approaching, a 14-year-old girl's future is thrown into uncertainty when her dress-maker parent's memories of fashion design school are repossessed by a student loan company.

  • Roberto Fatal
    Chaac and Yum, Fluid Bound
  • Ali Meyers-Ohki
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    En Memoria
  • Project Type:
    Short Script
  • Genres:
    sci-fi, drama
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    United States
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Writer Biography - Roberto Fatal, Ali Meyers-Ohki

Roberto Fatal [they/them/ellos] is a filmmaker and storyteller. They come from Rarámuri, Tewa Pueblo, Ute, and Spanish ancestors and Mexican-American culture. Their Queer, gender fluid, Mestize/Mixed identity informs the sci-fi, films they make. Their work centers on humans who sit at the intersections of time, space and culture. From this unique vantage point, these characters can bridge divides, see all sides, find new paths forward and recall multiple histories long forgotten. The mixed people of Fatal’s stories can connect us deeply to an undercurrent of humanity that we often overlook in a world that is increasingly divided. Survival, intersectional identity, perseverance, love, empathy, community, connection and creation are at the heart of their characters and films. Fatal is a Sundance Film Institute Native Film Lab Fellow Alum and an Imagine Native Director's Lab feature film fellow alum. Their debut feature script, ELECTRIC HOMIES, was selected by GLAAD x The Black List as one of the best unproduced screenplays of 2022. Their latest short sci-fi drama, Do Digital Curanderas Use Eggs In Their Limpias, will make it's world premiere in 2023.
Ali Meyers-Ohki (she/her) is an emerging writer based in Sacramento, California. Her connection to her mixed Japanese and European ancestry as well as her experiences as a cis queer woman inspire her to write stories about identity, belonging, family, healing, history, and the future. Her work has been published by Queer Rain Magazine and she is a 2022 recipient of the Hedgebrook residency. En Memoria, a short script she co-wrote with Roberto Fatal, has won multiple film festival screenwriting competitions including Bushwick Film Festival and Out on Film.

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