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“A Million Miles Away,” took flight, showcasing the incredible journey of José Hernández, a NASA engineer with humble beginnings. Directed by the talented Alejandra Márquez Abella, this movie is more than just a story; it’s an invitation to believe in the power of dreams.
From a small village in Mexico to the boundless expanse of space, José’s story is a testament to the idea that anyone, regardless of where they start, can reach for the stars. It’s a tale of hard work, unwavering support, and the unbreakable spirit of a family who dared to dream big.
At its heart, “A Million Miles Away” reveals a secret recipe for success: “Find your goal,” “Know how far you are,” “Draw a roadmap,” “If you don’t know how, learn,” and “When you think you’ve made it, you probably have to work harder.” These steps, illuminated by José’s awe-inspiring journey, offer a roadmap for anyone with aspirations beyond the ordinary.
To celebrate the film’s release, Amazon Studios and Prime Video hosted an exclusive event in Los Angeles, marking the kickoff of Hispanic Heritage Month. This event showcased Amazon’s commitment to uplifting Latino talent, partnering with organizations like the Latino Film Institute (LFI) and The Youth Cinema Project Alumni Program.
The event reached its pinnacle with a lively Q&A session featuring director Alejandra Márquez Abella and the real-life hero, José Hernández. Attendees got a sneak peek into the magic behind the film, deepening their connection to this extraordinary tale of perseverance and triumph.
In celebrating Latino heritage and nurturing fresh talent, Amazon Studios and Prime Video, alongside visionaries like Alejandra Márquez Abella, have paved the way for stories like José Hernández’s to captivate audiences everywhere. “A Million Miles Away” isn’t just a movie; it’s a reminder that no dream is too big, and no distance too far when you believe in yourself.