The Sun and the Medicine Man is a short film that follows a Mexican-American family living in and managing a small suburban motel. When the family travels to seek the assistance of an old witch doctor, they are given a jar of mysterious liquid and with the healing power of the sun, they find not only are their old physical wounds healed but some internal ones are as well.
The film, based on a family legend from filmmaker Andrew Jorgensen has been a work in progress for about 5 years.
The film is currently finishing post production. Due to delays as a result of COVID-19, The Sun and the Medicine Man will have its premiere in the Fall of 2020.