Marcelina is a single mother and immigrant who has struggled for many years to make a living. When she begins to make and sell a unique type of tamales, her situation changes. Her business begins [...]

Vida Muertos

In this allegorical short, Catrina Stone is a Death Enforcement agent who tracks, apprehends and deports the dead who have crossed illegally into the realm of the living. This story touches on immigration policy through [...]

Victor & Isolina

This documentary in a unique style of hybrid animation tells the story of Victor and Isolina, a couple in their 80’s, now living apart, who answer their grandson’s (the filmmaker) questions about their life-long, complex, [...]


What would the process of deporting 11 million undocumented citizens in the United States look like? The American dream no longer exists, it is the year 2020 and 4 million undocumented citizens have been deported. [...]

Playing America’s Game

Playing America's Game" examines the history of Latinos in baseball and profiles University of Illinois history professor Adrian Burgos Jr., whose work discusses the trials faced by Latin players in the days of baseball segregation. [...]

Milk / Leche

Nina, a 9 year-old Dominican American girl rejected by her peers in school because of her albinism, finds solace in the death of an albino deer in her community as she is forced to be [...]

Mariachi Madness

When his girlfriend’s 16 year old cat dies while under his care, Alex turns to his father, a former mariachi, for help. As the Mexican community grows in New York City, so do the challenges [...]

María Mariachi

Maria is a young Mexican-American teenager who is committed to mariachi music. In this short film, Maria tells us how mariachi music has changed her life and how hard she's worked to make her dream [...]


J-Def is the story of Jeff Maldonado, an artist from the Pilsen community in Chicago. He began an art program after his son was killed in a shooting in the neighborhood. This film talks about [...]


In her senior year in high school, Ilse Cruz faces the realities of being undocumented - going to college or visiting her homeland in Mexico seem to be impossible, however, a few months before graduation, [...]