SummertimeUnited States, 2020 : Canadian Premiere
Over the course of a hot summer day in Los Angeles, the lives of 25 young Angelenos intersect. A skating guitarist, a tagger, two wannabe rappers, an exasperated fast-food worker, a limo driver—they all weave in and out of each other’s stories. Through poetry they express life, love, heartache, family, home, and fear. One of them just wants to find someplace that still serves good cheeseburgers.
Carlos López Estrada's debut film, BLINDSPOTTING, premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. He has made videos for musicians such as Billie Eilish, Father John Misty, Thundercat, and Flying Lotus, and in 2012, he won a Latin Grammy for Video of the Year. He directed an episode of FX’s LEGION and recently joined Walt Disney Animation Studios to direct RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON (2021).
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press for Summertime
"The most inspirational movie to hit the indie circuit this year."- Variety
"A striking new effort from a filmmaker who has impressively come into his own, López Estrada’s electrifying spoken-word fantasia distills the soul of a city."- The Wrap
Carlos Lopez Estrada
Carlos López Estrada
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25 Get Lit Poets