La Loteria

This short film is about a man’s green card, and the girlfriend he can choose to bring with him – provided he marries her. With beautiful shots, amusing back stories, and great storytelling, this short film made me smile and hope.

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Director’s website

On Vimeo:

La Loteria from Shahir Daud on Vimeo.

Directed by Shahir Daud

On YouTube:

La Loteria, on YouTube

La Loteria is a Spanish-language short film about a man who got a green card, and who should marry his girlfriend if he wants to take her with him. With English subtitles.


I'm the webmaster and author at I started this website as a complement to my studies in the Spanish language, but honestly, it just gave me an excuse to watch lots of great short films (like the ones in my author's picks section). I also blog and write short stories.

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