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The distribution process for a project can often be grueling. Deals dissolve, festival admissions/rejections flood inboxes, and organizing finances for PR and marketing during a fest can overwhelm any emerging creator. How does a creator maintain faith during the process? Directors, and sisters, Constanza and Doménica Castro know a little thing or two about persevering through the odds. After their whirlwind tour at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival screening their animated short We Are Here, we sat down for a chat with them to talk about their experience and where they think Latine/x stories will go next. Read the full interview here.