Three brave, young New Yorkers reveal what it's like to grow up without having legal immigration status. Their struggles and their strength are on full display as they come out of the shadows and into the light.
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A short documentary by Brian Redondo (be.net/brianredondo) & Corinne Manabat (corinnemanabat.com) with the support of Asian American Legal Defense & Education Fund (aaldef.org)
Music by Dexter Britain (dexterbritain.co.uk) under Creative Commons license
The short has screened at the PBS 2014 Online Film Festival, CAAMFEST 2014 where it won the Loni Ding Award for Social Justice Documentary, the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival, the Seattle Asian American Film Festival, and the BlackStar Film Festival.