Marked for Life
Posted by NALIP · June 15, 2014 8:52 AM
A transmedia project that explores gang injunctions in California, Texas and the Southwest.
Posted by NALIP · June 14, 2014 8:56 AM
Project Synopsis:MiHistoria.net is a transmedia initiative whose mission is to engage Latinas/Chicanas in building a more inclusive history of their lives through participatory storytelling, an online archive, interactive tools and social media.
Turn it Around
Posted by NALIP · June 13, 2014 8:59 AM
Project Synopsis:Turn It Around tells the stories of Joe, Deprece and Sergio as they go from city streets into school classrooms as educators. They enroll in an ambitious experiment in public education, California’s “Grow Your Own Teachers” program, called the California Teacher Pathway.
Puerto Rico: Going Forward
Posted by NALIP · June 13, 2014 8:57 AM
Project Synopsis:A transmedia documentary film project that consists of a series of short films about the history of Puerto Rico in the Twentieth Century and how its political, social, and economic ties with the United States began and developed.
Posted by NALIP · June 12, 2014 9:00 AM
San Gregorio, a small Mayan farming village, has put their trust in mayor and founder, Nicolas Moshan, an unmarried, childless leader. We trace his coming of age as he fights to save his village. Through his struggle, he awakens to a global climate crisis that is threatening his people, his jungle, and his way of life.
Chunky - Journey of an Activist
Posted by NALIP · June 11, 2014 9:02 AM
Chunky: Journey of an Activist (WT) tells the story of Ramón "Chunky" Sanchez – a southern California musician, composer, storyteller and community activist. Our one-hour film examines how Sanchez' personal story is interwoven with the broader history of the Chicana/o community and the unique cultural dynamics of the U.S.-Mexican border.
Farm and Red Moon
Posted by NALIP · June 10, 2014 9:03 AM
Project Synopsis:Audrey Kali once embraced a vegan lifestyle in support of her concern for animal welfare. But visits with farmers – in whose farming practices and philosophies she found much to respect – prompted a re-examination.
Keeping the faith with Morrie
Posted by NALIP · June 09, 2014 9:05 AM
Project Synopsis:Keeping the Faith With Morrie is a documentary film about the life of Morrie Turner and his iconic multi-ethnic cartoon strip, Wee Pals. With the help of an animated narrator, Nipper, one of Turners most beloved characters, viewers get a glimpse of Turners’ struggles and triumphs in his quest to become a professional cartoonist in an industry that excluded people of color.
Posted by NALIP · June 08, 2014 9:06 AM
Project Synopsis:Prodigal Daughter follows undocumented filmmaker Mabel Valdiviezo on her journey to reconcile with the family she hasn’t spoken to since she left Peru in the 1990s.
Sands of Silence
Posted by NALIP · June 02, 2014 9:08 AM
Project Synopsis:How can a woman heal after being molested by her father, trafficked into prostitution, and having her daughter sold? Drawing on her own childhood experiences of sexual vulnerability, the filmmaker interweaves her own story with that of Virginia, a Mexican-American sex trafficking survivor who breaks a cycle of sexual exploitation spanning three generations.