University of Arizona

The First Thanksgiving

After immigrating from Mexico, a teenage girl and her family face their first Thanksgiving in this story about the importance of identity.

Written by: Stephanie Silva
Directed by: Stephanie Silva
Produced by: Candice Michels and Jeremy Bernick

Stephanie Silva

Stephanie has loved film ever since she learned how to work the VCR at the age of 3. She is an aspiring director and writer, who is constantly inspired by the people in her life. After interning in Los Angeles during the summer in digital production, she plans to move to LA after graduation. Stephanie is forever grateful for her friends and family that have supported her through the years.