Independent Lens 'Best of Season'
So, Independent Lens is having a friendly competition among peers and they are asking their audience to vote for their favorite film of the season. Voting closes on Friday, June... Read more
A reminder: The Undocumented at The Human Rights Watch Film Festival
This is a reminder that my film will be screening Friday June 21 and Saturday June 22 my film screens at The Human Rights Watch Film Festival in NYC. (I... Read more
The Undocumented at The Human Rights Watch Film Festival
For those who have not had the chance to see The Undocumented and you live in or near NYC, the film is part of The Human Rights Watch Film Festival. ... Read more
In the coming weeks I will send out the rewards-- FINALLY-- in honor of your support. Some rewards will come to you via e-mail, while other rewards via snail mail.... Read more
Here is a radio interview that I did for the film.
A blog post...
Independent Lens, the strand broadcasting The Undocumented, has launched a blog post for THE UNDOCUMENTED.
It is now live.
Don't hesitate to comment. Engage the public television community and... Read more
The San Antonio Current review of The Undocumented
PBS Broasdcast of The Undocumented
On April 29th, on PBS' strand: Independent Lens, The Undocumented will have its television premiere. It is scheduled for 10:00pm in most markets. You should check your local... Read more
Honorable Mention for the Kathleen Bryan Edwards Award for Human Rights at The 2013 Full Frame Film Festival
At the 2013 Full Frame Film Festival, The Undocumented was recognized with an Honorable Mention for the Kathleen Bryan Edwards Award for Human Rights. Below is what Laura Edwards wrote... Read more
After a long, arduous back and forth with PBS a compromise has been reached. Two 'bodies' in the film will be blurred. The rest of the film will be presented... Read more
Your thoughts on this option?
A follow up to my previous update
I received a response from a backer, Zingi Mkefa. She asks: "When you have time, could you present both sides of the argument: i.e. why they want to "censor" the... Read more
Where has The Undocumented been?
For the past six months I have been in an agonizing fight with PBS over their decision to censor my film. They have been insisting that I blur all images... Read more
The last day of the Migrant Trail, the seventy-six mile walk from Sasabe Sonora Mexico to Tucson Arizona United States of America.
a newspaper article that give context to my film
Sheriff Deputies recover the remains of a 13 year girl.
Sally has commented on the project update ""The Longest Day"":
I received the following message today from Sally in response to the video at update #7.
"Very unsettling from where I'm sitting at my computer nice and comfy, cozy in... Read more
"The Longest Day"
This past June, I joined seventy plus people on a walk from Sasabe Mexico to Tucson Arizona, a seventy-six mile walk spanning a week. Actually I only joined them for... Read more
I am doing the math...
9 days, 24 thousand to reach my goal. This equals 3K a day.
I need help, obviously. If you have it in your wallet to make an additional contribution, please... Read more
Check out the blog that I wrote for the Sundance Institute.
It is an excerpt from my production journal accompanied by two scenes that illustrate the journal entry.
Pass this along to your friends, encourage them to contribute to the... Read more
A scene from The Migrant Trail - A seventy-six mile walk from Sasabe, MX to Tuscon, AZ
A scene from The Migrant Trail: a seventy-six mile walk from Sasabe, Mexico to Tuscon, Arizona.
Every June a group people walk from Sasabe, Mexico to Tuscon, AZ to call... Read more
Over 200 backers! 30% toward our goal!! Fabulous Support!!!
We are over a third of the way funded, have over 200 backers and have 17 days to go!
Thank you everyone, AMAZING teamwork!
What is truly remarkable is that... Read more
Pledge a Movie Ticket! ...and a new reward option!
First off, thank you to everyone who has backed the project so far. You are so important to my project and appreciate your support of me as a filmmaker. ... Read more
Awesome Start! Announcing new "Thank you tweet"!
It's been an awesome first five days--thank you to everyone who has already supported THE UNDOCUMENTED documentary! And to everyone else, please check out the kickstarter page and consider donating.... Read more