THE STORY OF A LATIN AMERICAN YOUNG MAN, WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF ANTI-MIGRATORY POLICIES IN THE UNITED STATES
Hermes leaves his village in Mexico, crosses the desert and enters the United States. His brother had been murdered, and because he is also gay, he is afraid of being the next victim. In New York, one of the sanctuary cities, he connects with Father Fabián, active in immigration issues, and enters the Program of Juvenile Visas. Father Fabián Arias is guardian of dozens of youngsters who entered the US without documents, Hermes was the first of his adoptive children.
Festivals & Awards
- Award Winner: Spotlight Documentary Film Awards (Atlanta, GA)
- Official Selection: Sacramento International Film Festival
DESARRAIGO Y ESPERANZA will be preceded by a screening of the short film
Daniel Santoyo | Cuba | Fiction Short | 2019 | 27 min