La Vida Loca
"La Vida Loca" is an award winning short film based on a true story about the Chicano gang life and a young man's search for redemption after his friend is murdered.
The aftermath of a gang related murder of a friend unfolds through the eyes of Mexican American high school student and gang member, Diablo, as he and the gang try to cope and figure out what happened. He seeks redemption and an escape from the web of la vida loca, the crazy life, but can he stay away after he meets one of the convicted murderer's accomplices years later?
Written, directed and produced by Adrian Nava, "La Vida Loca" was his directorial debut based on his own life.
Screenplay Adrian Nava
Produced by Sandra Lopez, Adrian Nava
Directed by Adrian Nava
SCREENINGS / AWARDS
• 6th Aspiring Minds Film Festival 2012 Pleasant Hill, CA
- Winner: Best of Festival Award
- Winner: People's Choice Award
• San Francisco Latino Film Festival 2012
• Las Positas Film Festival 2014 Livermore, CA
- Winner: Best Movie Poster Design
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