ICE doesn’t just separate families at the border. In the outskirts of Boston, three families face the impending threat of deportation. But as refugees from Cambodia and Vietnam, they know they’ll have to fight together to stay together.

documentary short, 2020

30 min


directed and produced by Brian Redondo

co-produced by Bethany Li, Kevin Lam

cinematography by Brian Redondo & Diana Diroy

edited by Jota Sosnowski & Brian Redondo

original music by Robert Ouyang Rusli

with support from Working Films and Asian American Resource Workshop



 Host a screening: 

 Past Screenings and Awards: 

Special Screening with US Rep. Ayanna Pressley

Boston, MA and online

Sep. 11

Newburyport Documentary Film Festival

Newburyport, MA and online

Sep. 18 -24

*Winner, Best Documentary Short

Global Peace Film Festival

Winter Park, FL and online

Sep. 21 - Oct. 4

Awareness Film Festival

Los Angeles, CA and online

Oct. 4

Chagrin Documentary Film Festival

Chagrin, OH and online

Oct. 6 - 11

Boston Asian American Film Festival

Boston, MA and online

Oct. 22

Dartmouth University

Hanover, NH

Oct. 29

Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival

Philadelphia, PA and online

Nov. 5 - 15

*Winner, Best Documentary Short

DePaul University

Chicago, IL

Nov. 10

Anchorage International Film Festival

Anchorage, AK and online

Dec. 4 - 13

*Runner Up, Audience Award for Documentary Short

Tufts University

Boston, MA 

Dec. 7

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

Jan. 26

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

Jan. 28

Seattle Asian American Film Festival

Seattle, WA and online

Mar. 4 - 14

*Winner, Best Documentary Short

DisOrient Asian American Film Festival

Eugene, OR and online

Mar. 19 - 28

Wellesley College

Wellesley, MA and online

Mar. 20

CAAMFest 2021

San Francisco, CA and online

May 13 - 23

Houston AAPI Film Festival

Houston, TX and online

June 3 - 13

Docs Without Borders Film Festival

May 2

Austin Asian American Film Festival

Austin, TX

Jun. 4 - 20

DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival

Washington, DC

Jul. 15 - 26

Cambodia Town Film Festival

Long Beach, CA

Sep. 26

Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

Los Angeles, CA

Sep. 29

Special Jury Award for Editing, Documentary Short

Harvard Law School

Boston, MA

Oct. 13



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