Otro Lado ~ El Cine

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On the staircase of the historic Gadsden Hotel
(and upon the staircase upon which Poncho Villa rode his horse and chipped the marble...
according to legend, that is )

Assessing the shoot... day before filming

Director Rob Walker and Co-Producer Lesley Cessna-Kontowicz prepare for a long road ahead

Framing the fence, Director with co-producer and Director of Photography Avai d'Amico

Executive Producer Alex Holland explains his vision to lead actor Adrian Gonzalez (Joaquin)

Filming at the fence... Day 1

Vincente (Michael Ochotorena), dialogue coach, Cecilia Ochotorena and Joaquin feel the vibe

Joaquin creates a shrine

Joaquin places a stone

Joaquin's Shrine

Selfies on Set - Rogelio Camarillo Jr. (sound guy) leads social media efforts

We really are all going the same direction

Huddle up

Blocking a confrontation

Open Sesame

Really... you couldn't meet a nicer guy

Close up for Vincente

It's not really life at the beach for the DP and director

Long shot

Lots of moving parts

Clusters of Activity

Heading for a showdown

Crew member Josh Zientarski reflects on set

Marco (Julio H. Garcia) makes Joaquin an irresistible offer

Cast, crew and our movie truck

In your face

Marco and Joaquin negotiate

Locked and loaded

Post position

No chair?

In the weeds

Intent on Otro Lado

And into the truck... Vincente gives Joaquin a lift

Estrella (Karen Sours-Albisua) y Joaquin

Filming at the tortilla factory... Day 2

Josh offers an observation

Co-Executive Producer Linda Joy Stone checks us out on social media

Ever cheerful DP Avai d'Amico

Estrella at work

La Doña (Lesley Lillywhite) and Estrella confer


Running lines for the director

Framing the final goodbye

La Doña takes in the situation

Executive and Co-Executive producers, Alex Holland, Linda Joy Stone

Meanwhile precious files are transferred to hard drives

Estrella always has a smile

Will El Otro Lado be better?

DP shows the shot

The appeal

And the promise...

A final kiss

Pondering the future

Setting up for a video call via close up

Making the video call

Karen's brilliant last take

From location scouting...

Behind the wall an ancient Mexican volcano

Border Patrol at work

Perfect place for a skirmish between protagonist and antagonist

You never know what you'll find location scouting. This Russian-built Antonov
had an appearance in “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.”
In that movie it was painted as a Pan American Airliner...