The Alternative

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Valentina Moreno, a single mother who works as a housekeeper for a wealthy Manhattan family, takes decisive action when something from her past threatens to ruin her personal and professional relationships.

Festival submissions ongoing.

Teaser Trailer

Written, Produced, and Directed by Sachin Dharwadker. Produced by Nathan Niamehr. Starring: Aris Mejias, Joshua Rivera, Cherie Mendez, Jesse Teeters, Audrey Corsa, with Dalia Davi. Director of Photography: Sam Wolff. Production Designer: Rebecca Shapass. Editor: Joanie Educate. Hair & Makeup Artist: Rachel Lopez. Production Sound Mixer & Sound Designer: David Britton. Gaffer: Seth Margolies. Digital Imaging Technician: Sylvan Gu. Unit Production Managers: Nora Zubizarreta, Sophia Shi. 1st Assistant Director: Joshua Bogatin. Best Boy Electric: Linda Wu. Key Grip: Laura Hilliard. Grips: James Dayton, Danyal Niazi, Jeremy Liguori. Boom Operators: Jonas Berry, Jeremy Liguori. Production Assistants: Taylor Blake, Adrian Elizondo, Ben Kadie. Drivers: Mark Satin, Jake Baker, Robert Newman.