An aging man recounts a vivid memory from his youth, recalling when he came from Mexico to California to live with his father on a cattle ranch.
Edward James Olmos narrates the film.
La Cerca was released on May 4, 2005 at Columbia University Film Festival. Runtime is 17 minutes, 44 seconds.
- 2005 Columbia University Film Festival: Won Student Choice Award for Best Cinematography
- 2006 Crested Butte Reel Fest: Won Cinematography Award (Honorable Mention)
- 2006 Rhode Island International Film Festival: Won Grand Price for Best Cinematography and Honorable Mention for Best Short Film
- 2005 Temecula Valley International Film Festival: Won Jury Award for Best Cinematography