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To the Bone

Directed by Erin Li

  • Grades:
  • 5
  • 6

Working alongside her father and brother as a migrant farmworker, Valencia becomes more and more angered by her family's exploitative treatment at the hands of their employer — so when a government inspector visits the farm, she decides to take matters into her own hands.

Director(s): Erin Li
Rating: PG
Language: SpanishEnglish
Year: 2012
Country: USA
Runtime: 8 minutes
Grades: 5 to 6


Director Biography: Erin Li

Erin Li

Erin Li studied painting at the Llotja School of Design and Art in Barcelona. She discovered her love for filmmaking at Carnegie Mellon University while producing short films in conjunction with PBS and the School of Drama. Since then, she has associate produced Judy Chaikin and Hugh Hefner's The Girls in the Band (11) , as well as Nick Broomfield's Sarah Palin: You Betcha! (11) and Jorge Hinojosa and Ice-T's Iceberg Slim (12), both Official Selections of the Toronto International Film Festival. She has directed the short films L.A. Coffin School (11), Catching the Invisible Light (12) , and To the Bone (12), which she also co-wrote.