Movie screening Wednesday, November 1st, 2023 (in-person; 5:30pm; 51mn) followed immediately after by Q&A session (in-person; 6:20pm; 40mn).
Hundreds of Central American migrants form a “caravan” and must navigate the pains and joys of unity along an arduous journey across Mexico and towards the United States. The film highlights the stakes and human toll of migrating to the U.S. as well as the resilience and courage of those seeking opportunity and refuge.
Alvaro Morales was born in Huancayo, Perú, and raised in Virginia, USA. He has worked at the intersection of technology, media, and activism. He directed and produced virtual reality, augmented reality, and traditional documentary projects. His work ranges from using virtual reality technology to create “virtual reunions” between undocumented immigrants in the USA. and their loved ones abroad, to using augmented reality for activist art installations, to covering “migrant caravans” from Central America. His projects have been supported by National Geographic, Verizon, Tribeca Film Institute, Meta, and Open Society Foundations, among others. He is currently pursuing a concurrent MPP-MBA with Yale’s School of Management.
More information can be found at LIFFY 2023 https://liffy.yale.edu/liffy-2023#overlay-context=
Álvaro Morales (director)
Margherita Tortora (Yale University)