Short Documentary Program I
- 65 mins
Followed by a Q&A with Barbara Vasconez
In this program
Directed by Mario González Jiménez
A penetrating look inside life in a rehab clinic as 15-year-old Jonathan tells his own story of his struggles with drugs and addiction.
Out Of The Shadows
Directed by Rafael Samanez
Joselyn, a Mexican transgender immigrant woman, crosses the Mexico/U.S. border to flee increasingly dangerous conditions in her hometown. She attempts to adjust to her new home in Queens, New York and finds a community of transgender women and together they fight to lift themselves out of poverty by attempting to open the first trans owned cooperative salon in the United States.
The Bony Lady
Directed by Adriana Barbosa, Thiago Zanato
Arely Vazquez is a transgender woman and leader of the Santa Muerte Cult in Queens, New York.
The Other Border
Directed by Justin Zimmerman
High school student Gerardo Hernandez – raised in the United States since six months of age – was one of over 100 undocumented workers arrested by ICE in Ohio on June 5th, 2018.