Cadejo Blanco

Nominated for John Cassavetes Award

John Cassavetes Award given to the best feature made for under $1,000,000; award given to the writer, director and producer. Executive Producers are not awarded.


Writer/Director/Producer: Justin Lerner

Producers: Mauricio Escobar, Ryan Friedkin, Jack Patrick Hurley


After a late night out in Guatemala City, Sarita (Karen Martínez) begins to panic the next morning when she realizes that her sister Bea (Pamela Martínez) never made it home. Convinced that Bea’s disappearance must have something to do with her dangerous ex Andrés (Rudy Rodríguez), Sarita devises a plan to befriend him and infiltrate his gang. With an unwavering determination to uncover the truth, Sarita becomes increasingly involved with Andrés and his ruthless, violent world.