From the FOTO-NOVELA series and winner of an Alma Award, Mangas is about a young Costa Rican boy who is adopted by an American middle-class family. After many attempts by the family to acculturate the boy, he finally begins to assimilate by magically summoning his homeland environment to his adoptive American home.
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Honored screening and guest presentation at the International Children's Festival, Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, California (1998) as well as key screening and presentation at the Latino Film Festival of San Rafael (1998). See more
Followed by Foto Novelas: The Fix