Hannah Weyer, filmmaker: La Boda is a story about Elizabeth Luis, a Mexican American migrant farm worker and the days leading up to her wedding.
Elizabeth Luis: For me, being a migrant is going to California to go work for six months, coming to Texas, and live on a small budget.
Hannah Weyer: When I first met Elizabeth, she seemed completely connected to her community and she had this strong sense of belonging to her family, even though she lived this very transient life.
Elizabeth Luis: Most of migrants, we would work for our family. We work for our family.
Hannah Weyer: Elizabeth was going to be getting married.
Elizabeth Luis: I'm a little nervous. I don't know want what to do! Artemio 's family's outside cutting the meat. Everybody's doing something and I'm not doing anything!
Hannah Weyer: The wedding became sort of the centerpiece and the spring board that I was able to sort of hang details about Elizabeth and her family.
Elizabeth Luis: This house is gonna be swamped. We have to sleep like lizards!
Hannah Weyer: They have this very rich life that provides them with great hope and trust in the future.
Elizabeth Luis: Thank you for coming, everybody.