Director: Timothy Wolfer
USA, 2019 | Spanish with English subtitles | 85 min 

Viewing available from August 27 – September 6
Preceded by the short film FOREWORD IN MEMORIES (Dir. Gerson J. Peña)


Three transgender women from El Salvador and Honduras – Valentina, Johanna and Chantal – travel through southern Mexico within one of the high-profile migrant caravans. They develop a deep friendship as they walk and hitch rides northwards; coping with long journeys, limited funds, and regular harassment. They team up with other trans women – including Sinay – along the route; and integrate within the caravan’s LGBTQ community. As their goal of entering the USA becomes tantalizingly close, the friendship bonds get put under increasing pressure.

Tres jóvenes mujeres trans de El Salvador y Honduras – Valentyna, Joanne y Chantal – viajan por el sur de México dentro de la destacada “Caravana de migrantes”. Desarrollan una profunda amistad mientras caminan y se van de aventón hacia el norte; lidiar con largos viajes, fondos limitados y acoso regular. Se unen con otras chicas trans, incluida Sinay, a lo largo de la ruta; y se integran dentro de la comunidad LGBTQ de la caravana.

Con la ayuda de una organización sin fines de lucro de USA, la comunidad LGBTQ son los primeros miembros de la caravana en llegar a la frontera de USA, pero de cualquier forma deben esperar su turno en la fila. A medida que su objetivo de ingresar a Estados Unidos se vuelve tentadoramente cercano, los lazos de amistad se desintegran.

For the last ten years Timothy Wolfer has been producing documentaries about humanitarian aid, international development and migration. His work has taken him to 40+ countries; Places like South Sudan to tell stories of the conflict, Bangladesh to cover stories of the Rohingya fleeing Myanmar, and Cuba as the country opened up to the first U.S. humanitarian assistance. Wolfer filmed and produced the feature film “Adopting Haiti”, shot days after the 2010 earthquake; distributed though He has also produced numerous, short docs for PBS stations, winning him a regional Emmy.


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