Every year thousands of undocumented students graduate from college with little hope of achieving their dreams. This short documentary tells the story of Loren, a young Latino college graduate and civil rights organizer, as he learns to move forward in life with an engineering degree in one hand and an expired visa in the other.

Crew

Director Sara Masetti is an Italian documentary filmmaker and Texas transplant completing her MFA at the University of North Texas. Her work focuses on immigration, minority representation, human rights, and cultural identity. Screenings include Dallas Video Fest, Lone Star Film Festival, Rockport Film Festival, KERA Frame of Mind, San Angelo Art Museum and Society for Applied Anthropology 2012.

Cinematographer Aaron Martin is a documentary filmmaker whose work focuses on science and nature. Aaron's film "The Paleogeographer's Song" was featured at a National Science Foundation Symposium in 2011, and he is currently at work on a film about the archeological inquiry into a 2500-year-old Native American ceremonial site.

Sound Recordist Andrew J. Nelson is from Philadelphia. His interests for film topics include youth, urban issues, community building, and identity. He recently completed the short documentary Angel (2012), which is beginning its run on the film festival circuits.

Editor Bobby Lewis is an award winning filmmaker that also releases boutique music under the pseudonym Treebends. Currently, he is a Teaching Fellow at the University of North Texas and is in the final stages of completing his MFA in Documentary Film.

Film Festivals | Awards

DOCUTAH - Southern Utah International Documentary Film Festival 2013 | St. George, UT | September 2013
Awareness Film Festival | Santa Monica, CA | July 2013
Oak Cliff Film Festival 2013 | Dallas, TX | June 2013 WINNER *** Best Student Short
Free Speech Film Festival 2013 | Philadelphia, PA | May 2013
Best Shorts Competition 2013 | La Jolla, CA | April 2013 WINNER *** Award of Merit
Women and Minorities in Media Film Festival | Towson, MD | April 2013
NewFilmmakers New York 2013 | New York, NY | March 2013
Canada International Film Festival 2013 | Vancouver, Canada | March 2013 WINNER *** Rising Star Award
Thin Line Film Festival | Denton, TX | February 2013
Dam Short Film Festival | Boulder City, NV |February 2013
United Nations Association Film Festival | San Francisco, CA | October 2012

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