Director and Videographer: Braulio Tellez-Vilches
Editor: Alex Morelli
Additional Production and Sound: Pat Goudvis, Mohammed Arifuzzuman
English and Spanish, English Subtitles
A dancer struggles for years to find a sense of belonging in his native country of Haiti and in the United States. He discovers his purpose and his own healing in teaching dance to motivate and heal community members of all ages and backgrounds and engage them in celebrating their own cultural heritage.
Emigrated from Cuba in 2017, now living in East Boston, MA.
Braulio currently works at Logan Airport and volunteers with Catholic Charities and the Irish International Immigrant Center. He wants to use documentary film to educate immigrants and policymakers on how to make the immigrant experience more productive for everyone.
New Immigrant and Refugee Visions (NIRV) is a collection of documentary films produced by Community Supported Film and made by new immigrants. Their films provide a unique insider perspective on the integration challenges faced by immigrants and the contributions they make to our culture, economy and social fabric. The filmmakers made these short films to engage communities in dialogue about immigrants and immigration in the United States. csfilm.org/
(c) 2018 Community Supported Film, Boston, Massachusetts, USA