Marcos de la Torre is a Costa Rican born, half Cuban director, screenwriter, and editor. Raised in Little Havana in the heart of Miami, his love for culture has taken him throughout the country in his search for narrative familiar to strangers. His passion for storytelling was born through the curiosity and the reflection of life's every second. Lover of travel, conversation, and peace of mind in the unknown.
With his back against the wall and his mother facing deportation, Powder a 14 year old hustler pushes weight in the streets of Little Havana in the mid 90's. Becoming the most discreet weapon against the war on drugs at the time.