It’s 1987. Chiqui and Carlos immigrate from Colombia to New Jersey to find a better life for themselves and their unborn son. Upon their arrival, they quickly realize that the American dream is not as easy to achieve as they thought.
Carlos Cardona is an award-winning Colombian American director and cinematographer from Southampton, New York. He has worked in narrative and documentary for over a decade. He is particularly interested in stories that deal with identity, race, and class and how they intersect with American culture. Carlos wrote and directed, Chiqui, which had it’s world premiere in the indie episodic program at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival.