Director/Screenwriter: Tyrone Huff
Producer: Charles Box
Editor: Drew Kilcoin
Cinematographer: Jillian Arnold
Composer: Bill Ferguson
Run Time: 15-minutes
Synopsis: The dinner table is set as Randal, a young Black man, attempts to impress his future, Mexican in-laws. Add in a side of language barriers, a helping of cultural differences, a bowl of Chiles and this table heats up into what turns out to be one fun, comedic and heartwarming take on that ever-dreaded meeting of the parents.
About Tyrone Huff: A native to the bay area, filmmaker Tyrone HuFF left the football team at a division one school to pursue his passion of telling stories for the screen, earning a degree in Cinematic Studies from C.S.U. Soon after, Tyrone continued his educational pursuits, graduating from the Dodge College Conservatory of Film and Media Arts with an MFA in film production. While attending, Tyrone was nutured and mentored by some the world's best educators. Tyrone's films have gone on to win, and be nominated for, numerous recognitions including: Audience Award, Best Direction, Best Cinematography, and Best Picture in multiple festivals from Route 66 and Los Angeles International to SLO International and the Victoria Film Festival.
"I came across Chiles at the 2008 Arizona International Film
Festival in Tucson and though it a real crowd pleaser.
Chiles is a crisp, well-made, meet-the-parents comedy"
- Bart Santello, Arivaca Film Exhibition