The Seeds They Grow
Director/Producer: David GonzalezFilmmaker Gonzalez profiles his father and stepmother who have contracted COVID-19.
Director/Producer: Claudia Zamora ValenciaAstrid finds a job cleaning subway cars at the peak of the pandemic in New York City.
Growing in the Shadows
Director/Producer: Lidieth ArevaloAnel Medina is a nurse and one of 200,000 DACA recipients classified as essential workers.
Director/Producer: Raúl O. Paz-PastranaDulce Bueno is an EMT who works long nights during the difficult days of the pandemic.
All Around Us
Director/Producer: Andrés CaballeroJournalist Maria Hinojosa discusses her work reporting on the pandemic’s effect on Latino communities and her own bout with the virus.
Chelsea: An Essential City
Director: Sabrina AvilésMeet a councilwoman and a sanitation worker who are keeping the city of Chelsea running.
El Paso Esta Presente
Director/Producer: Ramón Villa-HernándezMonica Navarro takes pride in her work at Walmart, the site of the El Paso mass shooting.
Director/Producer: Juan Carlos DavilaTwo married teachers struggle to teach virtually among the hardships of Puerto Rico.
A Pescador in the Town
Director/Producer, Producer/Editor: Yvan Iturriaga, María José CalderónMeet Pancho Pescador, an artist who spends his pandemic-era days bringing art to Oakland.
Director/Producer: Jennifer Maytorena TaylorSan Francisco’s Latino Task Force creates large-scale COVID testing for essential workers.
Todos Unidos y Yo
Director/Producer: Esaú MelendezAfter his business declined, Alfonzo began a program that brings food to people in need.
Director/Producer: Rhonda MitraniMelanie navigates teaching her students online and caring for her three-year-old daughter.