Refuge(e) is a short 15 minute documentary that traces the incredible journey of two refugees, Alpha and Zepherino. They each fled violent threats to their lives in their home countries and presented themselves at the US border asking for political asylum, only to be incarcerated in for-profit prison for months on end without having committed any crime. They represent thousands more like them who can't tell their stories. The film is told from the point of view of the two characters, and spans the bridge between pure documentary and visual narrative.
Produced in collaboration with the Santa Fe Dreamers Project.
Community screenings, national release, and prison divestment campaign coming soon