The Undocumented Lawyer

Shorts

World Premiere

SHORT | USA | 19 MINUTES

THE UNDOCUMENTED LAWYER

Women, Documentary, Politics

Lizbeth Mateo is an attorney who swore to uphold the Constitution. She’s also undocumented. When a client takes sanctuary in a church, Lizbeth’s own experience guides their fight for justice.



Playing in: Choose Your Battles

CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Zach Ingrasci and Chris Temple

Chris Temple and Zach Ingrasci co-founded Optimist, a non-profit production company. Netflix distributed their documentary features, Living on One Dollar and Salam Neighbor, globally. The films included impact campaigns that raised $91.5 million for various causes. In 2020, they are premiering a new feature documentary, Five Years North.

Director
Zach Ingrasci, Chris Temple
Producer
Jenna Kelly
Cinematographer
John Pope, Emily Topper
Editor
Lila Place
Composer
Max Avery Lichtenstein
Executive Producer
Brenda Avila-Hannah, Morgan Kays, John Trefry
Associate Producer
Claudia S. Murray
In Association With
4WT Media
Impact Producer
Claudia S. Murray
Cast
Lizbeth Mateo, Edith Espinal

CONTACTS

Print Source
Jenna Kelly
Optimist
Los Angeles, 90039
jenna@optimist.co
International Sales Contact
Chris Temple
Optimist
San Francisco, CA 94117
Chris@Optimist.co
US Sales Contact
Chris Temple
Optimist
San Francisco, CA 94117
Chris@Optimist.co
Press Contact
Adam Segal
The 2050 Group
Washington, DC 20004
Phone: 212 642 4317
adam@the2050group.com