We are the immigrants narrates the story of a girl, her family, and their journey to cross the border to reunite with her mom. 
This film was my Thesis Project at University of Southern California, and my first attempt to make a 2d Animation. Still a long way to go but I'm happy with the results!
Animated & Directed by: Catalina Matamoros
Sound Design: Bridget Tang
Music: Alexis & Sam
-Official Selection. Hiroshima International Animation Film Festival. Hiroshima, Japan. 2018                                                             -Official Selection. Animalatina. Buenos Aires, Argentina. 2018 .                                                                                                   - Finalist. Best School Short Film. Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards. Tenerife, Spain. 2018                                                  -College Screenings. Newport Beach Film Festival. Newport Beach. United States. 2018 .                                                                    -Winner. Best School Short Film. Noche de Monos. Santiago, Chile. 2017                                                                                                  -Best of the Next. London International Animation Festival. London, England. 2017
-Short film screenings. Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente de Villa de Leyva. Villa de Leyva, Villa de Leyva, Colombia. 2017                                                                                                                                                                                                        -Official Selection. Corto Circuito Film Festival. New York, United States. 2017
-Official Selection. Bogoshorts. Bogotá, Colombia. 2017
-Special Mention. Best Animation. Student International Film Festival, Rijena, Croatia 2017
-Official Selection. Festival of Migrant Film. Slovenia, 2017
-Official Selection. Women Behind the Lens SCA+ Paramount. Los Angeles, USA, 2017
-Official Selection. First Frame. Los Angeles, USA, 2017
-Official Selection. Film School Shorts. KQED. San Francisco, USA, 2017
-Official Selection. Anifilm. Prague, Czech Republic, 2017
-Official Selection. Oklahoma latino Film Festival. Ohio, USA 2017
-Finalist. Best Animation. Global International Silent Film Festival. Lansing, USA 2017
-Official Selection. Respect Human Rights Film Festival. Belfast, Ireland, 2017
-Official Selection. An!Imarte Festival. Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2017
-International Screenings. MOV FESTIVAL. Recife, Brazil, 2017
-Official Selection. Human Rights Film Festival of Barcelona/Paris /NYC. 2016
-Official Selection. OFFICIAL Latino Film Festival. New York, United States, 2016

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