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This 2D feature “animentary” features three personal stories about immigrant youth to highlight the complexities and challenges they face today. Voiced by the actual children and their families, the stories are woven together by spoken word poet José Eduardo Aguilar, also known as Lalo “El Deportee,” the film’s host and MC whose vibrant “Spanglish” breaks codes, switches standards, and pushes the viewer to decipher his poems.

Film Contact

Mariana Marin


  • Year
  • Runtime
    87 minutes
  • Language
    English, Spanish
  • Country
    Mexico, USA
  • Premiere
    Midwest Premiere
  • Rating
    Mature Themes
  • Social Media
  • Director
    Carlos Hagerman, Jorge Villalobos
  • Screenwriter
    Carlos Hagerman, Jorge Villalobos
  • Producer
    Carlos Hagerman, Jorge Villalobos, Guillermo Rendón
  • Executive Producer
    Carolina Coppel, Albie Hecht, Andrew Houchens, Susan MacLaury, Mariana Marín
  • Cast
    Jasmine, Evelyn, Elizabeth, José Eduardo Aguilar “El Deportee”