¡Salud! Myths and Realities of Mexican Immigrant Health

¡Salud! Myths and Realities of Mexican Immigrant Health is a 45 minute documentary focused primarily on the healthcare and health disparities of Mexican immigrants in the United States, the ‘Latino health paradox’, and the social contexts of health, mental illness, and reproductive health.

  • Alyshia Gálvez, Ph.D.
    Director
  • David S. Schwittek
    Director
    "Best of the Bronx," "Cards,Letters, and Prayers"
  • David S. Schwittek
    Producer
  • Alyshia Gálvez, Ph.D.
    Producer
  • Manuela Fuentes
    Producer
  • Manuela Fuentes
    Key Cast
  • Angelo Cabrera
    Key Cast
  • Irma Rodríguez Pacheco Cabrera
    Key Cast
  • Marilyn Aguirre-Molina
    Key Cast
  • Karen Washington
    Key Cast
  • Alyshia Gálvez
    Key Cast
  • Padre Gustavo Rodríguez Zárate
    Key Cast
  • Roberto García Morales
    Key Cast
  • Bernardina Garitza Mendez
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Documentary
  • Genres:
    Healthcare, anthropology, migration, Mexico, immigration
  • Runtime:
    45 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    July 31, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    25,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    Mexico, United States
  • Language:
    English, Spanish
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital HD (1080p 23.97 fps)
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director - Alyshia Gálvez, Ph.D., David S. Schwittek