A resilient family seeking asylum in Ecuador faces the challenges of racial discrimination and the social pressures of being outsiders. This family of six lives together in a single room, a far cry from their comfortable lifestyle in Colombia.
A need for safety and thirst for a better life for his family drives the father as he endures the hardships of being a breadwinner in a country where odds are against him.
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This video was produced on location by an Actuality Media student crew and shot primarily with a Canon XA10.
Producer: Pia Brar
Director: Kate Nickels
Cinematographer: Ying Wang
Editor and Additional Cinematography: Andrew Dang
Actuality Media is on the ground with every student crew to oversee production of these short documentaries, providing the services of executive producer, production manager, location scout, additional editing, and whatever else is needed to complete the project.
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