KTEP - El Paso, Texas

ON FILM: Detained in the Desert

Charles talks with filmmaker Iliana Sosa, director of the upcoming independent film "Detained in the Desert," adapted from the play of the same name by Josefina Lopez.  Sosa talks about the making of the film and the challenges she encountered, and why she tackled the touchy topic of immigration in her movie.  View the trailer at

, and visit the movie's Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/DetainedintheDesertMovie

To find out how to help a group of area filmmakers get to the Cannes Film Festival to attend a screening of their film "Stop the Pounding Heart," visit https://fundrazr.com/campaigns/eUuJe

Local filmmakers are also invited to submit their films to this August's Plaza Classic Film Festival.  Learn more at www.plazaclassic.com

Aired May 4, 2013.