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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 2020

Newburyport Documentary Film Festival

Newburyport, MA and online

Sep. 18 -24 2020

*Winner, Best Documentary Short

Global Peace Film Festival

Winter Park, FL and online

Sep. 21 - Oct. 4 2020

Awareness Film Festival

Los Angeles, CA and online

Oct. 4 2020

Chagrin Documentary Film Festival

Chagrin, OH and online

Oct. 6 - 11 2020

Boston Asian American Film Festival

Boston, MA and online

Oct. 22 2020

Dartmouth University

Hanover, NH

Oct. 29 2020

Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival

Philadelphia, PA and online

Nov. 5 - 15 2020

*Winner, Best Documentary Short

DePaul University

Chicago, IL

Nov. 10 2020

Anchorage International Film Festival

Anchorage, AK and online

Dec. 4 - 13 2020

*Runner Up, Audience Award for Documentary Short

Tufts University

Boston, MA 

Dec. 7 2020

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

Jan. 26 2021

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

Jan. 28 2021

Seattle Asian American Film Festival

Seattle, WA and online

Mar. 4 - 14 2021

*Winner, Best Documentary Short

DisOrient Asian American Film Festival

Eugene, OR and online

Mar. 19 - 28 2021

Wellesley College

Wellesley, MA and online

Mar. 20 2021

CAAMFest 2021

San Francisco, CA and online

May 13 - 23 2021

Houston AAPI Film Festival

Houston, TX and online

June 3 - 13 2021

Docs Without Borders Film Festival

May 2 2021

Austin Asian American Film Festival

Austin, TX

Jun. 4 - 20 2021

DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival

Washington, DC

Jul. 15 - 26 2021

Cambodia Town Film Festival

Long Beach, CA

Sep. 26 2021

Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

Los Angeles, CA

Sep. 29 2021

Special Jury Award for Editing, Documentary Short

Harvard Law School

Boston, MA

Oct. 13 2021

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