Description: The Voyage is a short film about the immigration experience, produced by a group of Latino and Asian youth from East Oakland, California. The project was led by aspiring filmmaker Gabriela Huerta, age 18, with Luis Montoya and Xinh Bui of Simphony Productions. The film was produced by East Oakland Building Healthy Communities (The California Endowment), which hired Simphony Productions, a youth-run film company operating out of United Roots and currently launching a social enterprise with support from Youth SEED.
Plot Synopsis: Angelica is young girl from Mexico who is told by her parents that their voyage to the U.S. has been decided. Angelica leaves her childhood behind in Mexico and hopes for a brighter future with her parents in the “Free World”. Angelica and her family meet up with the coyote who will cross them to the U.S. However during the process they get split up and chased down by the border patrol. Despite all odds Angelica and her family are determined to get to the U.S.
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