**Clandestine Childhood: Filmmaker Benjamin Avila talks crafting this dramatic feature touching on his boyhood under the military dictatorship in Argentina. And subsequent exile in Cuba, then the disappearance of his militant urban guerrilla mother in struggle following their return. Along with contemplating art as an act of necessity; the creative journey of the life of an idea in a film; and playing his own terrifying interrogator back then.
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**Luv: Arts Express sat down with the director and cast of this urban crime thriller, including stars Charles Dutton and Dennis Haysbert, and filmmaker Sheldon Candis. In a vigorous exchange about how close their own life experiences have been to the social and racial distress that takes place in this movie.
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