stick to the weather

FADE IN: inside a Lyft car.

She: I’ve never heard of Downey.

He: It’s South-West from there.

She: Uh-huh. How long have you been there?

He: We moved 17 years ago.

She: Oh, you bought a house.

He: No we rent.

He: It’s quiet over there.

She: Ohsure, I’m sure it is.

He: How long have you been in Santa Monica?

She: A year.

He: And before that?

She: I’m from Houston. You?

He: Born and raised in this neighborhood, but we got priced out. Same ol’ story.

She giggles nervously.

She: What’s with this rain, huh?

He: Yeah.



Author: pizzaslices

Liza is an actor and co-creator of Subway Token Films, a film production company that captures Street Level Miracles through films. That is, moments in our lives when the story as we know it stops, the lens is pulled back and something more expansive is revealed to us. Liza has won awards and audiences alike for her portrayals of the immigrant story on stage and film. She lives in New York City and Los Angeles with her partner, actor Felix Solis.