Sweet Potatoes

Rommel Villa, Director/Writer 

Sloan Grant(s) Received: 2018, Production Award, USC 

Project Type: Short Film 

Genre: Historical Drama 

Length: 30 minutes 

Field of Science: Biology, Organic Chemistry 

Stage: Distribution 


1951, Mexico City. After synthesizing the main component of the contraceptive pill, young scientist Luis Miramontes deals with the religious and personal consequences of his groundbreaking invention.