Del Rio

Work type





English, Spanish

USA, 16m, Sony F55


A young mother separated from her daughter during a border patrol raid on the US/Mexico border struggles to make her way back to her daughter.


Director: Raj Trivedi  

Writer: Raj Trivedi  

Producer: Brittany Northcross


Director of Photography: Eric Schuman

Editor: Robert Grigsby Wilson

Production Design: Marco Sanchez

Sound Design: Julian Evans

Cast: Griselda Martinez Zavala, Griselda Cepeda, Andy Zavala, Deo Augustus Prime    


Contact: Raj Trivedi,  



Katharina Otto-Bernstein Thesis Film Fund, Arthur J. Harris Memorial Prize





About the Writer/Director

Raj Trivedi

Raj Trivedi was inspired to make this film by his own experience growing up in Texas as a first-generation immigrant. His previous short, From Jappan, a comedic take on a South Asian family, screened at the Austin Film Festival, among others. Since graduating in 2017, Raj has freelanced and is currently developing a feature project alongside his series.



About the Producer

Brittany Northcross

Brittany Northcross is a writer/producer based in Los Angeles working in independent film development and sales. She discovered her love of storytelling as a History major in college before going to work in theater in New York. A fateful creative writing class with a Columbia Film alum would lead her to the Creative Producing program. She is committed to making underrepresented audiences visible on screen.