La Lucha Sigue/The Fight Continues

(In Production)


In collaboration with the Shut Down Berks Coalition

Logline: The Fight Continues/La Lucha Sigue is a documentary film that centers immigrant community leaders in Philadelphia who use grassroots and cultural organizing to advocate for policy changes. The leaders featured fight for a world that values human beings above borders.

Team: Farrah Rahaman, Aidan Un, Jasmine Rivera, Maria Hernández

This project has been supported by the Doc Society Good Pitch Local grant (2019) and the Leeway Foundation Art & Change grant (2019).

Pitches and rough cut screenings: 

  • PHL Latino Film Festival Works-In-Progress, 2019

  • Center for Experimental Ethnography launch at UPenn, 2019

  • Doc Society Good Pitch Local Philadelphia, 2018

  • Double Exposure Film Festival Pitch + Access, 2018

  • International Documentary Association: Getting Real '18 - REAL TALKS Round Tables​, 2018

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