I Was Born in Mexico, But…
Growing Up Undocumented in America

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Arturo

This is a compelling story of a young person determined to exert her identity apart from labels & political policy, but at the mercy of factors beyond her control nonetheless. Highly recommend this short film!

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Timoteo

Wonderful film that shares a story so relevant to myself and my community here in the Bay Area!

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Kara

"I showed this to my film production class at Syracuse University. It's a timely topic and the film has a really interesting style. Recommended!" Kara Herold Assistant Professor in Film Syracuse University

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Kristy

Tells an important story - evocatively so - of the undocumented youth who rarely get a platform from which to speak or be heard. My students loved it!

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Corey

Because she is undocumented and doesn’t want people to know her status, the subject of my documentary wished to remain anonymous. In trying to figure out how I was going to tell her story visually, I experimented with using found footage from vintage advertisements and old educational ...Read more

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