Rizo follows an Afro-Latina actress struggling with her hair on a rough day of auditions. As she navigates the Hollywood machine, she is forced to confront her own identity, as a Latina actress who doesn’t quite fit the mold.

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“When I made Rizo, I hoped it’d enter a festival and be enjoyed by an audience. Winning this competition has exceeded my expectations ten-fold.” —Jeanette Dilone, writer/director


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