Two women from Central America tell their story of fleeing violence in their home countries, and braving the unknown as they joined the Human Caravan to reach the United States on foot, so they can give their children a chance at a better life.

  • Amal Morse
  • Amal Morse
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 38 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 6, 2020
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English, Spanish
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Austin School of Film
  • Austin, TX
    United States
    March 14, 2020
    official premiere and showcase
    It was one of 24 films selected from almost 100 submissions to premiere at Austin School of Film 's SXSW Student Film Showcase during the festival in 2020. Sadly, the festival was cancelled that year, so instead, the showcase was done as an official premiere and showcase produced by Austin School of Film and AFS Cinema.
  • Austin Micro Film Festival - Spring 2022
    Austin, TX
    United States
    April 2, 2022
    Best Documentary film Award
Director Biography - Amal Morse

Amal is originally from Morocco. She's been calling Austin, TX Home for more than 20 years. While in Morocco, she has worked as a Document Researcher for the News Department at the Moroccan TV Station 2M. Her love for filmmaking grew as she attended film festivals for her work.
After moving to Austin, she stayed involved in the filmmaking industry by working in various films as an extra, a PA, a Script Supervisor, and a Camera Operator.
In 2018, she joined the Digital Filmmaking Certificate Program at Austin School of Film in Austin, TX, where she was able to create her first short documentary Displaced.
She is currently in the research phase of her second documentary about Antarctica and Climate Change.
Her goal is to touch the hearts of as many people as she can with her work, by bringing awareness to social and environmental issues, and to inspire women to follow their dreams.

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