The film takes us to the land of Hispaniola through a modern tale of love in the unlikeliest of conditions.
Fighting against environmental racism, maintaining sovereignty, the byproducts of corporate development and Big Oil, and the lingering psychological traumas of colonialism.
“I think what we are trying to do is show that we cross all these borders and we represent all these things as Americans born of immigrant families across the country.”
The “Ovas” visually blend a bold style of ecologically-aware feminist punk rock riot-girl and LA street style, meshed with political Zapatismo.
“So it’s kind of a jump to show a character with the same amount of integrity and love for his country being portrayed by a person from a different country.”