Undocumedia Video – “Soledad: A Story of Deportation”

This short 3 minute film recreates a deportation scene. It was edited and co-directed by one of our members. The creators wanted to show how our lives are affected daily by these policies and that no undocumented immigrant is perfect. They seek to humanize a different type of immigrant, to show that we all deserve dignity and respect. https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=SVntClZBCGs        
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Short & Strong Film Competition

We are ecstatic to announce The Cortos Y Fuertes / Short & Strong student film competition, sponsored by the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor and UNITE HERE. Short and Strong is a film competition meant to create a space for youth to tell their immigrant stories. This student film competition is meant for students of all ages. We want youth to be creative and resourceful, using whatever means accessible to create their stories (even cell phones). We will have three age catego...
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Silhouettes

Everyday on her way to work, Dream Team LA member Nancy Meza is reminded of what she fights for. Her commute on the Metro Gold Line from East LA to Downtown, one that is historically connected by the LA River, takes her pass the Metropolitan Detention Center. Through the windows of the train, she can see immigrants being held at the detention center, through their cells. Seeing their hands and faces as she goes to and from work remind her of why she fights for immigrants rights and against l...
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