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Doris Muñoz is the daughter of immigrants and in love with music. She dedicates her career to bringing more Latinx music artists into the fold and starts to soar as she becomes a manager. For the first time in her life, she can offer her family security and applies for green cards for her undocumented parents. But then the COVID-19 pandemic shuts down the music industry and swiftly changes Doris's world. Looking for new talent, she discovers Jacks Haupt, another Mexican-American girl looking to start her music career in Dallas, Texas. The only documented members of their families, the two navigate the music industry post-pandemic with stars in their eyes and the weight of their families on their backs. Paired with a beautiful soundtrack and ethereal cinematography, Mija is Isabel Castro's love letter to daughters and immigrants in the United States. Samah Ali

Credits

  • Director(s)

    • Isabel Castro
  • Producer(s)

    • Tabs Breese
    • Yesenia Tlahuel
  • Executive Producer(s)

    • Jenny Raskin
    • Lauren Haber
    • Geralyn White Dreyfous
    • Marni Grossman
    • Rahdi Taylor
    • Davis Guggenheim
  • Editor(s)

    • Jennifer Tiexiera
    • Ora DeKornfeld
    • Alex Bohs
  • Cinematography

    • Isabel Castro
  • Composer

    • Helado Negro

Promotional Partners

Artscapes sponsored by

Go RVing Canada

Diaspora in partnership with

UNHCR, The UN Refugee Agency

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