Zoila and Andy
Zoila, a poor farmer’s daughter from Mexico, becomes a diplomat and is sent to 60s revolutionary Cuba where she meets Andy, a young rebel soldier who charms her with his vision for a just world. But as the cold war rages, the young lovers get caught in the crossfire and are forced to choose between an ideal love, or an ideal world. This is the incredible true story of two people I know better than anyone else... my parents.
Boris Rodriguez debuted with the award-winning documentary Havana Kids before attending the Canadian Film Centre in Toronto. His subsequent narrative films have screened at festivals including TIFF, Tribeca and Karlovy Vary. In addition to working in the U.S., Boris holds Canadian and Mexican citizenships and was selected to participate in NBCUniversal’s prestigious Emerging Directors Program. In addition to Zoila and Andy Boris is currently developing the features Century of Redemption and Covet; all are timely thrillers that deal with culture clashes and economic disparity.