The Children and families of DAPA
On Monday, April 18 the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments about President Obama’s Executive Action about Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents(DAPA).... Read more
Upcoming Georgia and Florida Screenings
Dear Backers and friends, Please join me at one or all of the upcoming screenings of ABRAZOS, part of our Community Engagement Campaign. I will introduce each screening and afterwards engage in... Read more
Thanks to your support, we continue our outreach campaign, now in New England
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Luis Argueta, 1st filmmaker to receive the Order of Quetzal, Guatemala’s highest
Amig@s, without your support, this would never had been possible. Thank you! Sin su apoyo, no hubiera sido posible esto. Muchas gracias!
On Tuesday, August 4, Guatemalan-born film, Luis Argueta, was... Read more
ABRAZOS in the Midwest!
(Blessed Maria Assunta Pallotta Middle School, Waterloo, IA)
ABRAZOS from the Heartland!
I am writing you from the road where we are in the middle of the first full leg... Read more
Join me in Boston * Nos vemos en Boston January 26 -28 * * * * * Enero 26 -28
Monday January 26th 10: 00am SALEM EXPLORERS - Joint Presentation with Aviva Chomsky. 10 Federal Street Salem, MA 01970
Monday, January 26th 5: 00pmWHEATON COLLEGE - Mary Lyon 211... Read more
FELICES FIESTAS! / HAPPY HOLIDAYS
Seasons Greetings to all. In Rome, Diego Martinez allowed me to be the last person to sign his book -with over 500,000 signatures- asking Pope Francis to visit... Read more
The silent cries of migrants in the US reach the Pope
Your support made this possible. Thank you. Happy Holidays!
ABRAZOS al Papa Francisco / ABRAZOS to Pope Francis
On a glorious sunny morning I gave ABRAZOS to Pope Francis."These are the stories of the Guatemalan immigrant families that have opened my heart and changed my life," I told... Read more
On the eve of Thanksgiving day 2014: Gracias! Ch'jonte! Matiox! Thank you!
Together with our team at Maya Media Corp. I want to share with you - before it becomes public - a short video (2 min.) of audience reactions... Read more
Tonight ABRAZOS screens at The Avon Theatre in Stamford, CT
Thanks to Neighbors Link Stamford and to all of you, wonderful supporters. ... Read more
The New Title of the Film
I am delighted to share with you, that Abuelos y Nietos Juntos: Two Generations Together, the documentary which all of you made possible by contributing to our Kickstarter... Read more
We have arrived to the end of this road and as we cross the line, we hold hands with the 266 backers who have made it all possible. We also... Read more
TANTIX! MATIOX! CHIJONTE! GRACIAS! THANK YOU!
Whether in Ixil, Quiché, Mam, Spanish or English, the words are nor enough to express how I feel about all or you, your solidarity, your support, your friendship and your... Read more
We are almost there!
We are on the final stretch!
The last week has been amazing: in 5 days we went from 41% to 84% of our goal and our backers doubled from 92... Read more
US Citizen siblings send news from Minnesota to Guatemala
During this week my crew and I have visited the families in San Marcos, Guatemala and brought them photos and letters from their relatives in Worthington, Minnesota.
We have raised almost... Read more
NEWS FROM THE FIELD
- Preparing paper balloons in Antigua Guatemala / Inflando globos en el parque de La Antigua Guatemala
I want to reiterate my appreciation for your support. Thanks to you... Read more
Children talk about their experience going to Guatemala