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Monica Peña
2014, 65m, documentary, drama, experimental

When teenager Chelsey finds her grandmother dead, she knows life without the Cuban woman who raised her will never be the same. So she skips school with her brother Cassidy and his friends, making their way across Miami to a Black Metal show, where she confesses her secret.

Ectotherms is a no-budget hybrid film featuring a non-professional cast and using their real lives and the places they inhabit to shape the scriptless story, traversing Miami’s island influences, brash punk scene, wild Everglades swamps, and the urban spaces in between.

Produced by: Monica Peña
Cast: Chelsey Crowley, Kami Critchley, Cassidy Fry, Eric Blot, Brad Lovett
The 3-week run for Ectotherms ended on Mar 2nd, 2016. Thank you to all the fans that supported it!
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