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  1. FEATURE VIDEO: Colonia Perdida / Lost Colonia

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    A short, collaborative documentary film about the testimony and experience of the residents of Lomas del Poleo, a small colonia located on the outskirts of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. As a community oral…

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    • Bluegrass Mattress Springs

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      One of our first adventures in El Paso was a with the local community organization, Keep El Paso Beautiful, which organized a colonia clean-up east of the city. Here's a little taste! Uno de…

    • The Schools of Lomas Del Poleo/Las Escuelas de Lomas Del Poleo

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      One of the residents of the upper part of the community of Lomas Del Poleo, which has been enclosed by a guarded fence by a powerful family that is trying to take their land, gives a tour of the two…

    • A House in No-Man's Land

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      For many Americans, "building your own house" means sitting down with an architect and drawing lines on paper; in the colonias on the US-Mexico border, it means calling up your family and…

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      • Building a Home / Construir un Hogar: Ofelia

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        Ofelia Ornelas, one of our favorite new people in El Paso, opens her doors to us! Between stories of the Mexican Revolution and her wonderful knit creations, we learn about Ofie's long life in…

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