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A Texas woman fights to keep her marriage together while anti-immigrant laws threaten to tear her growing family apart.

Meet the Cast & Crew

Ashley Atwood

Producer/Stephanie Martinez

Ashley Atwood was born in Texas and has travelled all over the world making movies. She's earned over 30 Film/TV credits working opposite stars such as William Forsythe, John C. Reilly, Josh Duhamel and Jonny Depp!

Ashley has also just earned international success with her debut film as a producer, "Mimi's Misadventure." It is being screened all over the US and just won Best Short Film at the Mediterranean Film Festival in Italy.  

Ashley is a single mom to her 9 yr old boy, when not working on set, she can be found singing at a karaoke bar, or at the beach!

Ricardo Molina

Frankie Martinez 

Born in Los Angeles to Latino parents Ricardo trained at Playhouse West, LA. and landed the lead role on Reyes y Rey for Soni-TriStar as the "play by the rules" Detective Eddie Reyes. Later, he was cast by director James L. Brooks in Spanglish as the love interest of actress Paz Vega.  His TV credits include: Killer Reality (Lifetime Movie), Days Of Our Lives, NCIS:LA, CSI:NY, Miami Medical, Without A Trace and The O.C. He voices Ajendarro Ibarra in Starcraft II: Wings Of Liberty and additional voices in Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End. You can see Ricardo in print ads for Amazon and Honda, and in an Indy film titled Mimi's Misadventure which most recently won Best Short at the MedFF Film Festival in Italy.  Ricardo is married, is a father to an 11 year old and loves to surf.

Christine Chen

Director

Christine has been filming since she knew what a VHS camcorder could do. She has a B.A. from Rice University and a MBA from University of Texas McCombs. Christine's short films "A Bird's Nest" and "Ya Albi" have been Top 5 Louisiana Film Prize Finalists. ShortsHD has picked up both films plus another titled "Two Roads."  Funemployment, Christine's debut feature, produced under her banner Moth to Flame Films can be seen in the festival circuit. Her company specializes in telling stories for business owners, artists, and families. Their innovative approach to media and marketing assets has raised almost $200,000 in startup funding via crowd funding. When not behind the camera,Christine also enjoys watching movies, eating, and hanging outside.


Tania Camargo

Writer/Carla Bustamante

A Los Angeles native and sixth child of Colombian Immigrants, Actor/Writer/Producer Tania Camargo began performing at age 16. Following a 15-year career in the performing arts where she led and operated theaters in New York City and Los Angeles, Tania is a professional actor and filmmaker represented by Coast to Coast Talent Group and Dedicated Talent Management.