Twenty-five years after Miguel died of AIDS, his niece tracks down his gay lover and cracks open a Pandora’s box of unresolved family drama.
Memories of a Penitent Heart was supported by The Sundance Film Institute, The Jerome Foundation, and NYSCA.
Tribeca Film Festival, 2016
Winner, Cinema Tropical Award for Best U.S. Latino Film 2017
Winner, Best Documentary, Austin Gay and Lesbian Film Festival 2016
Winner, Special Jury Prize for Emotional Honesty, Indie Memphis Film Festival 2016
MEMORIES OF A PENITENT HEART (POV)
Documentary, 73 mins
Director: Cecilia Aldarondo
Producer: Patricia Benabe
Editor: Hannah Buck