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Migrant Heroes
Director/Producer: Yolanda Cruz
Genre: New Media
Program Length: 6 Minutes
Premiere Date: Premieres on PBS.org June 15, 2015 as part of the 2015 PBS Online Film Festival
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Migrant Hereos is a short film about the life of Hugo Morales, a Mixtec Indian from Oaxaca, Mexico who as a child immigrates with his family to the US. A California farm worker at first, Morales eventually graduates from Harvard Law before creating Radio Bilingüe – a trilingual radio station that caters to the needs of indigenous immigrants. The film explores his life and work, through animation and documentary elements. 

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