Beyond Distance
Film by Vanessa Hernandez

    Beyond Distance

    Synopsis

    Beyond Distance is a personal portrait of Ana, a young mother that was forced to flee Honduras, and immigrate to the United States after facing death threats from the same gang members that killed the father of her child. In present day, Ana works to support her children in the U.S while maintaining a close connection with her two physically disabled siblings she left behind. Through Anna’s daily routine and images of Honduras the film examines the psychological struggle an immigrant experiences not being able to return home and not being accepted in the current location.

    Credits

    Director/DP/Editor: Vanessa Hernandez
    Additional Camera Operator: Thanh Hoang

    Cast

    Anna
    Ernestina
    Christina
    Julio
    Angelica

    Bio

    In Spring 2013, Vanessa graduated from The City College of New York with a B.A in History. Before finishing a B.A degree she realized that she could combine her interest in filmmaking and research through documentaries. In Fall 2013, Vanessa began at The City College of New York as a MFA in Media Arts in the Documentary division. Vanessa's goal is to create awareness and to continue learning of the challenges Latino immigrants face through Documentary films.

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