Film shot in Merced set to premiere at L.A. Film Festival

A Merced filmmaker’s latest feature, which was shot entirely in Merced County, is set to premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival early next month. Director Rodrigo Reyes, 32, filmed “Lupe Under the Sun” in orchards, streets and other locations in the county.

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