The Blue Dinner
Alma Award Winner
Starring Miriam Colon, Lisa Vidal, Jose Yenque and William Marquez
Produced by Natatcha Estébanez
Directed by Natatcha Estébanez and jan Egleson
Music by Claudio Ragazzi
A film about food, memory, language, and caskets. It is the story of a Puerto Rican mother and daughter living together in Boston and the difficulties they encounter when the daughter, Elena, mysteriously loses her ability to speak Spanish, her first language. As the relationship between mother and daughter deteriorates, the two women are forced to confront each other and their murky past. A haunting song, a missing father, and a plate of fried brains help to reunite Elena, her mother, and her language.