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    Team Meryland

    Directed by Gabriel Gaurano
    USA | 28 minutes | All in the Family

Twelve-year-old boxer Meryland Gonzalez trains for the 2019 Junior Olympics, after losing the 2018 competition, while reliving a past medical trauma that forces her to fight for her life. Meanwhile, her parents, immigrants from Michoacán, work tirelessly to give their miracle child a shot at achieving her dreams.

In competition for Best Student Documentary Short.


All in the Family

The bonds of family transcend time, politics and finances. Through thick and thin, we’re in each other’s business ‘til death us do part.

Saturday, June 26 9:00 AM PT

film details

Director: Gabriel Gaurano
Producers: Gabriel Gaurano, Julia Elihu | Co-Producer: Jason Phillips
Cinematographers: Gabriel Gaurano
Editor: Gabriel Gaurano
Music: PHAR (Raphaël Dargent)
Cast: Meryland Gonzalez, Jorge Gonzalez, Araceli Gonzalez, Georgette Gonzalez, Araceli Jr. Gonzalez
Country: USA
Language: in English/Spanish with English subtitles
Year: 2021
Running Time: 28 minutes
Awards: Best Student Short, Thin Line Film Festival; FilmSlam Best Short, Cleveland International Film Festival
Contact Email: gabegaurano@gmail.com
Website: https://www.teammerylandfilm.com/

2021 ShortFest Archive