Washington Heights (2002)

"Washington Heights" tells the story of Carlos Ramirez, a young illustrator burning to escape the Latino neighborhood of the same name to make a splash in New York City's commercial downtown comic book scene. When his father, who owns a bodega in the Heights, is shot in a burglary attempt, Carlos is forced to put his dream on hold and run the store. In the process, he comes to understand that if he is to make it as a comic artist, he must engage with the community he comes from, take that experience back out into the world, and put it in his work.

  • Alfredo De Villa
  • Nat Moss
  • Alfredo De Villa
  • Manny Pérez
themoviedb icon 8.5/10
  • Release Date: 2002-05-22
  • Views: 96
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 89
  • Revenue: $156,021
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