Currently available on DVD from Wolfe Video, Mosquita y Mari follows two Latina teenagers growing up in immigrant households who fall for each other in Southeast Los Angeles. Aurora Guerrero directs this indie drama about Yolanda (a.k.a. Mosquita) trying to achieve the American dream, while Mari just tries to survive. We offering fans a chance to win a copy of the DVD. Continue reading for more details.
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Writer/Director Aurora Guerrero's semi-biographical look at friendship and first love, is an exquisitely crafted coming-of-age tale follows a pair of Latina teenagers who fall gradually in love against the backdrop of life in Southeast Los Angeles. Growing up in immigrant households, both girls are expected to make the well-being of their families their first priority. Yolanda (aka Mosquita) delivers straight A's in the hope of achieving the American Dream, while Mari shares economic responsibilities with her undocumented family who scramble to make ends meet. As their relationship grows, it tests their loyalties to their families and each other.
- "Behind the Scenes of Mosquita y Mari" making-of featurette
- - Aurora Guerrero's short film "Viernes Girl," about a young Salvadoran girl who gets creative with her ways of interfering in her brother's romances