Program: Short Film Mestizo
June 13, 2015 10am-10:50am with Filmmaker Q&A
Talon Gonzalez is an independent non-fiction film director from Big Sur, California. Before beginning his studies at Occidental College in Los Angeles, California, he attended FAMU International Film School in Prague, Czech Republic (in 2012).
His student films typically explore ethnic and cultural identity. He was awarded Best Editing at the 2014 United Nations Associate Film Festival for his short film, Mestizo. His film examines the the infamous “What Are You?” question and the issues that are part of this ambiguity. Talon is also a creative media director for the tech start-up, Student IDeals.