Dir. Isabel Castro, 2022, 88 min


Showtime Theater @ The Blue Note Thu, Mar 3 4:30 PM
The Picturehouse Sat, Mar 5 12:00 PM
Missouri Theatre Sun, Mar 6 6:30 PM
Film Info
Original Language:English


Doris Mun~oz is a flourishing music manager who has worked with rising talents and has been instrumental in launching them into stardom. Through her profession, Doris supports her undocumented family and her brother, who was deported back to Mexico. In the midst of questioning her career choices, Doris discovers Jacks Haupt, a mesmerizing songstress based in Houston who comes from an undocumented family as well. Faced with the fears of both their families being deported, Doris and Jacks bond through their ambitions as they rise to the top. Mija is a vibrant, heartwarming, and intimate portrayal of artistic struggle, creative passion, and commitments to family. With Mija, an inspiring journey of perseverance, Isabel Castro captures the nuances of navigating uncharted territory as children of immigrant parents while carrying the responsibility to succeed and provide. (AG)