Photo Credit/Copyright: Liz Lopez
San Antonio based filmmaker, Sam Lerma (below), poses with actress Lauren Montemayor on the red carpet for the 2012 San Antonio Film Festival in June.
Lauren portrayed the character Lilia in Lerma’s 2011 short, Lilia, that also screened during the Cine las Americas Film Festival in Austin. In Lerma’s 2012 dramatic short, Flutter, Lauren performs as the character named Lauren. Both of the films screened during the 2012 San Antonio Film Festival and now, Flutter is scheduled to screen during the Cine las Americas Film Festival on April 21st in the Hecho en Tejas category at the Alamo Village Theater, starting at 11am, along with other short films in the showcase.
Lauren was a church patron in the film Wolf that premiered at the 2012 SXSW Film Festival in Austin last March, produced by NALIP member Ralph Lopez. It is his first feature film and it is directed by Ya’Ke Smith.
For more information about the Cine las Americas Film Festival, visit http://cinelasamericas.org/2013/program
Source: San Antonio Film Festival, SXSW and Cine las Americas