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Sandra Santiago Stars in CORAZON DORMIDO

Sandra Santiago Stars in CORAZON DORMIDO


Independent Film CORAZON DORMIDO has been accepted as an official entry at The San Diego Latino Film Festival


Los Angeles, CA  – From Director Alejandro Miyashiro and producer Maria Altamirano comes the tale of Javi, an Americanized Chicano teenager in “Corazon Dormido.” Javi meets his father for the first time through the border wall at the Tijuana-San Diego border, uniting a family that has been separated for 15 years. 


Corazon Dormido, starring Sandra Santiago, has been accepted as an official entry at The San Diego Latino Film Festival


Sandra Santiago was born in Sinaloa, Mexico and is a graduate of La Sorbonne University in Paris. She has worked alongside award-winning actors such as Danny Glover and Danny Trejo. Sandra studied theater where she impressed audiences with her

lively portrayal of the Godmother in Disney’s Cinderella. Upon graduation, she returned to Mexico to continue her studies, this time in El Centro De Capacitacion De Televisa, home to stars such as Victoria and Gabriela Rufo, Eugenio Derbez, Eduardo Yanez and many others. Santiago’s commercial credits include working alongside Danny Glover for the international market as well as a national commercial for retail giant Walmart.

Film credits include Pendejo with Danny Trejo and “Without a Country” by Rafi Gargis & Frank Aragon. Theater credits include “Reservoir Bitches” a take on the Quentin Tarantino’s movie. Santiago also starred and produced the short film Chihuahua Day. Santiago has traveled extensively through Spain, England, France, Denmark, Belgium, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary Italy, Greece, Russia, Japan and Indonesia.  

She is fluent in French, Japanese, English and Spanish, which is her first language.


The San Diego Latino Film Festival is brought to you by MEDIA ARTS CENTER SAN DIEGO, The MACSD promotes access to film and video as tools for community self-expression and social change and supports the professional development of media artists. It endorses the inclusion of underrepresented communities in the media arts field and the portrayal of accurate images of these communities by mainstream media and promotes community access to and use of media technology. 


Now Showing: Celebrating 24 years, The San Diego Latino Film Festival an 11-day juried film/video exhibition of work by/about Latino artists and Latino genre. It hosts guest filmmakers’ appearances, workshops, live music, art exhibitions and gala celebrations. 

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