Hurray For The Riff Raff - 'Pa'lante'

Pa’lante is the story of an estranged family trying to reconnect in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. It explores the working class struggles and Puerto Rican identity. Starring Mela Murder (The Florida Project) as Milagros and Kareem Savingnon as Manuel.

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Kristian Mercado




Director: Kristian Mercado
Executive Producer: Andrew Nisinson, Avtar Khalsa
Producer: Yanira Figueroa Velázquez, Matthew Glueckert, Luis E Mendez
Screenwriter: Kristian Mercado Figueroa
Cinematographer: Rudolf Costin
Editor: Michael Reuter
Sound Designer: Sound Lounge
Music: Hurray For The Riff Raff
Principal Cast: Mela Murder, Kareem Savinon, Amethyst, Kylie B
Additional Credits: Director Rep Reprobates: Doug Klinger, Type Design: Ionut Radulescu, PA: Alex Mercado Jabreel Shakir, Assistant Director : Tiffany Stephens, Story Supervisor: Tiffany Stephens, Locations: Luis Mendez, Casting Director: Christina Morales, Colorist: Josh Bohoskey The Mill NY, Type Design: Ionut Radulescu, Street Casting: Dennis Febo


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Kristian Mercado
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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2018
Genre: Folk
Screening in: Music Video Program
Screening Section: Music Video Competition
Screening Category: Music Video
Country: ["Puerto Rico"]
Runtime: 08:34 mins