ROOM 140

Published on January 30, 2023

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Immigrants just released from detention centers spend their first night in Oakland at a motel, paid through the charity of a local pastor. For one night of respite, they rest, reflect, and prepare for the next phase of their journey.

Twitter: @priscillagsainz
Facebook: @room140doc

Screenings and Recognition:
Student Academy Award Semifinalist
IDA David L. Wolper Student Documentary Achievement Award, Nominee, 2017
Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, Mini Doc competition, 2018 (WORLD PREMIERE)
Glass City Film Festival, 2018
AFI Docs, 2018
San Francisco DocFest, 2018
Palm Springs International ShortFest, 2018
DocuWest Film Festival, 2018
Los Angeles Film Festival, 2018
New Orleans Film Festival, 2018
Dumbo Film Festival, 2018
Indie and Foreign Film Festival, 2018
We Are All Others, International Short Film Festival of Social Diversity, 2018
Filmmaker Alliance’s Visionfest 2018 – Celebrating Emerging Female Filmmakers
NewFilmmakers Los Angeles DocuSlate, 2018
Latino Film Market, 2018


Directed, produced, and edited by
Priscilla Gonzalez Sainz

Leonor Zúniga Gutiérrez
Chris Ward
Cheng Zhang

Additional Camera
Chris Ward

Technical Assistance
Paul Meyers and Mark Urbanek

Matthew Fishel

Sound Mix
Dan Olmsted

Mark Stern

Faculty Advisors Srdan Keca, Jan Krawitz, Jamie Meltzer

Produced in the Documentary Film and Video M.F.A., Stanford University

11 minutes and 11 seconds – HD – 2017 – USA – Spanish with English Subtitles

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