Something Evident

A Mexican immigrant living in the U.S. faces the harsh realities of everyday life as he experiences the subtle acts of racism and micro-aggression that eventually lead to his emotional collapse.

  • Daniel Kouba
    Director
  • Daniel Kouba
    Writer
  • Daniel Kouba
    Producer
  • Daniel Kouba
    DOP
  • Chucho Soto
    Key Cast
    Mexican Immigrant
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Drama
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 18 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 4, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    3,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes
Director Biography - Daniel Kouba

Daniel is a senior at Youth Initiative High School in Viroqua, Wisconsin. His interest in film has been a recent development that began to grow during his senior year as he made his very first short film "Something Evident" for his senior project.

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Director Statement

This short is dialogue free. It focuses on action and tells the story through what the main character experiences and brings a deeper aspect to the storytelling and flow of the film.