School Crossing

The humanitarian crisis in Venezuela is considered among the worst in Latin American history. While much of the media coverage has focused on the political turmoil in Venezuela, “School Crossing” focuses on an unseen crisis: the education of the next generation of Venezuelan children.

  • Karla Caraballo-Torres
  • Lorin Eleni Gill
  • Karla Caraballo-Torres
  • Lorin Eleni Gill
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    16 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 31, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    10,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
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  • Student Project:
  • Immigration Film Festival
    Washington, D.C.
    United States
    September 14, 2019
  • Indie Short Fest - Los Angeles International Film Festival
    Los Angeles
    Best Documentary Short
Director Biography - Karla Caraballo-Torres

Karla Caraballo-Torres is a bilingual multimedia journalist and new alumna of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Her stories have appeared in both international and national outlets including PBS NewsHour, AJ+, MotherJones, RCN Colombia and Telemundo.

Lorin Eleni Gill is a multimedia reporter and cinematographer and also a new alumna of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Her writing, photos and videos have appeared in the Associated Press, PBS News Hour, KQED Newsroom and Yale Climate Connections. She currently works for the online investigative news site Honolulu Civil Beat.

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