A Traves de Mis Ojos
Through My Eyes
Osman Peña Flores, discusses his motivations for migrating from his home country of Honduras to Tijuana with the migrant caravan.
Wedding at the Wall
When Karla and Hernandez fled their native Honduras, they did not know that getting married at the U.S.-TJ border wall would be caught on film. As hundreds of onlookers witnessed the bride and groom’s courageous declaration of love, student filmmaker Lily Xie documents their story.
The Spirit of Liberty
What does the Judeo-Christian religious tradition teach about migrating strangers? Student filmmakers Imogen Shearmur and Annabel Zimmer capture diverse voices on both sides of the U.S.-Tijuana border who use biblical teachings — in word and spirit.
What is taken from people deported from the country they call home? Neighborhoods, cemeteries, and national treasures that form our sense of place. Student filmmaker Gabriella Celaya Martinez interviews deported veteran, Robert Vivar in this personal testament of land and loss.
Factories in Common
What does it mean to work in a factory in Tijuana on the U.S.- Mexico border? Students Alex Daum, Robert Osborne and Andy Yang interview former maquila workers and capture their perspective with compelling imagery of the industrial district and border wall communities.
What would it be like to travel from Haiti through Venezuela, Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica and Mexico in order to seek humanitarian asylum in the United States? Student journalist Mimi Offor documents Malia’s story.
Student photographer Santiago Salazar captures compelling images of the U.S-Tijuana border set to his original music.
What is it like for the women partners of deported veterans? Student filmmaker Sion Yoo captures the voices of military wives who have the freedom to cross into the U.S., but their deported spouses must remain in Mexico.
See The Truth for Yourself
A long weekend over the U.S.-Mexico Border teaches students immigration facts, empathy mapping, laws and policy, documentary skills and civic action.
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Witness the U.S.-Mexico Border
Travelers share their experiences and insights after traveling to the San Diego/Tijuana Border with Peace Works Travel.
A Message to My Kids
“Nothing bad lasts for 100 years” – Moises Cruz, Deported Father
Las Madres Perdidas
Resilience, love, and motherhood. This student made documentary short explores the real life effect that immigration policies have on families separated by the California/Mexico Border.
Small World – The U.S./Mexico Border
This short film focuses on the ups and downs of life blended between Mexico and the United States set to a rendition of “It’s a Small World” written to capture issues plaguing the U.S/Mexico Border.
Friendship Park -The U.S./Mexico Border
The only place along the US/Mexico Border where families can come together across the border line. Families cannot hug or hold hands, only touch fingers through the chicken wire. For families separated by a border, this is the only way they can see their loved ones.
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Mario – Deported U.S Veteran
“You gotta believe that something good is gonna end up happening…Things are gonna change.” – Mario Dela Cruz
Born in Mexico and raised in the United States, he was willing to give his life for his country. He is now separated from his family, his friends, and his home. This is one out of many deported U.S veterans.
Beyond The Wall – The U.S./Mexico Border
There is more to the story than the headlines and the rhetoric. In this student made documentary, deportees are given a platform to tell their side of the story.
Gray Areas – The U.S./Mexico Border
The U.S/Mexico Border- a gray area in a world that doesn’t like gray areas. Through connecting with people who have lived on both sides, find the humanity and the truth of the complexities that surround U.S immigration policies and practices.
Voz Libre – The U.S./Mexico Border
An original song inspired by the voices of people living in Mexico after being deported from the United States.
Playas de Tijuana – The U.S./Mexico Border
A inspiring poem about the border fence that meets the sea, where names become prayers and where the worst place to be is here and not there. A site of often-emotional encounters between deportees and their loved ones separated by a mesh-steel fence.