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The Fire Behind

The Fire Behind

Stan, a suicidal writer, is faced with a difficult decision when Luz, a young immigrant girl from Mexico, is caught in a precarious situation after an unexpected crime is committed in the border town of El Paso, Texas.


The Fire Behind (2014)




Spanish and English with English subtitles




Leo Aguirre

Leo Aguirre

Leo Aguirre

Leo Aguirre is a 19-year-old screenwriter, director and producer. His film career began in Aruba, where he produced his first two films, Siblings in 2012 (ttff/13) and Back of Beyond in 2013. The Fire Behind (2014) is his third and most recent short film. He is currently attending the University of Texas at Austin and is majoring in Film.

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