Viernes Video: Latina filmmaker film garners premiere at this year’s Sundance

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LatinaLista — If it’s January, it must be the Sundance Film Festival. One of this year’s entry is from writer/director Liz W. Garcia. A Hollywood pro with writing credits including Dawson’s Creek, Garcia is premiering her film “The Lifeguard” in U.S. Dramatic Competition at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.

The film is about:

A former valedictorian who quits her reporter job in New York and returns to the place she last felt happy: her childhood home in Connecticut. She gets work as a lifeguard and starts a dangerous relationship with a troubled teenager.

In the featured video, Garcia talks about the film, her background and what the Sundance selection means to her and her career.

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