Andrés sells avocados around the neighborhood to save up money for a gift for his school crush, Mariela. During his journey he meets and old man whom he begins to create a bond with. Andrés proves that life takes unexpected turns.

  • Jasmine Castañeda
  • Jasmine Castañeda
  • Alex G. Alicea
  • Andrea I. Avilés
  • Andrea I. Avilés
  • Alex G. Alicea
    Director of Photography
  • Jess O. Rubio
  • Samu Jové
    Key Cast
  • Rafael Pacheco
    Key Cast
  • Jonathan Maldonado
    Original Soundtrack
  • Alex Castillo
    Production Assistant
  • Gabriela Ortíz
    Production Assistant
  • Juan Roubert
    Production Assistant
  • Jorge G. Crespo
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    12 minutes 33 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 5, 2016
  • Country of Origin:
    Puerto Rico
  • Country of Filming:
    Puerto Rico
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Universidad del Sagrado Corazón
  • BronxNet Television
    Bronx, NY
    United States
    November 6, 2021
    Television Premiere
  • El Barrio Latino Children's Film Festival 2020
    New York, NY
    United States
    December 6, 2020
  • Festival Kolibrí
    La Paz
    Bolivia, Plurinational State of
    October 7, 2019
    South American Premiere
    Official Selection
  • 24 Festival Internacional de Cine Para Niños (...y no tan niños)
    Mexico City
    August 10, 2019
    Official Selection
  • REDCAT Children's Film Festival
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    June 9, 2019
    Official Selection
  • Children's Film Festival Seattle
    Seattle, WA
    United States
    January 30, 2019
    West Coast Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Hobnobben Film Festival
    Fort Wayne, IN
    United States
    June 9, 2018
    Official Selection
  • Oklahoma Cine Latino Film Festival
    Oklahoma City
    United States
    March 9, 2018
    Official Selection, Nominated for Best Student Film
  • WAMM Fest 2018
    Towson, Maryland
    United States
    February 24, 2018
    Official Selection
  • Gainesville Latino Film Festival
    Gainesville, FL
    United States
    September 18, 2017
    Official Selection
  • Enfoque International Film Festival
    Puerto Rico
    June 16, 2017
    Official Selection
  • Rincón International Film Festival
    Puerto Rico
    April 1, 2017
    Best Overall Daytime Short, Audience Choice Best Daytime Short
  • 8va Muestra de Cortos Estudiantiles: USC
    San Juan
    Puerto Rico
    December 8, 2016
    2nd Place Jury Prize
Director Biography - Jasmine Castañeda

Born in San Francisco, CA of Puerto Rican and Guatemalan descent, Jasmine Castañeda moved to San Juan, PR at a young age where she grew up with a drive and passion for the arts. She recently completed her BA in Communications at San Juan's Universidad del Sagrado Corazón, with a major in Digital Film Production and minor in Graphic Design. In hopes of expanding her knowledge, Jasmine spent the Spring 2016 semester as an exchange student at the University of New Orleans where she produced and directed her first short documentary titled "The Market on Frenchmen". Her most recent fiction short titled "Aguacate" has been recognized in various festivals in Puerto Rico and the US. She currently works as a freelance graphic designer and videographer in San Juan, PR.

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