LEJOS DE CASA

Mexico 2022 – Director: Carlos Hernández Vázquez – Original language: Spanish – Subtitles: English

Every year thousands of minors from Latin America send asylum applications to the USA. The children and young people often travel long distances unaccompanied across the continent only to wait for months for a decision in one of the Mexican border towns. A hostel in Tijuana, run by a dedicated team, offers them care and support. Pablo Bücheler

We present the world premiere of the film.

 

English/Original Title: FAR AWAY FROM HOME. Writer: Carlos Hernández Vázquez, Pedro G. García, Luis Montalvo. Camera: Luis Montalvo. Sound: Liliana Villaseñor, Axel Muñoz, Jose Miguel Enríquez. Editing: Pedro G. García. Music: Carlo Ayhon. Production: Mandarina Cine, Media Mac. Producer: Gabriela Gavica, Carlos Hernández Vázquez. Length: 81 min. International Sales: FREAK Agency.

No youth rating

 

Carlos Hernández Vázquez 

Born in the Mexican state of Guanajato, Vázquez works as a filmmaker and producer in Mexico City. There he studied production and directing at the Universidad del Cine Amci and has been involved in numerous documentary and feature film productions as a producer, director and cinematographer. LEJOS DE CASA is his second documentary feature film.

Filmography

DIE PURO AIRE, MX 2014, 80 min.
AQUELLOS SIN NOMBRE, MX 2009, 21 min.

 

 

Nominated for the VIKTOR DOK.horizonte

The films in the DOK.horizonte series, supported by ENGAGEMENT GLOBAL with funds from the BMZ, tell stories from countries in transition. They compete for the award VIKTOR DOK.horizonte, which is endowed with 5,000 euros. The award donor is the Petra-Kelly-Foundation.

 

 

#Where is Home: Migration & Flight #We are Family: Where do I belong? #North and Central America #Nominees DOK.fest Award of SOS-Kinderdörfer weltweit

DOK.horizonte 2022
  • Friday
    05/06/22
    20:00
    Amerikahaus
    Original with English subtitles
  • Monday
    05/09/22
    21:00
    Atelier 1
    Original with English subtitles
  • Tuesday
    05/10/22
    18:00
    Neues Rottmann
    Original with English subtitles