The Forgotten Pieces

A familia testimonio about the untold story of the mental and emotional toll for parents/ caretakes and siblings of children on the spectrum.

  • Andrea Mercedes Garcia
  • Andrea Mercedes Garcia
  • Andrea Mercedes Garcia
  • Jessica Hurtado
    Key Cast
    "Vincent's Mom/Comadre"
  • Julianna Mia Hurtado
    Key Cast
    "Vincent's Sister"
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    April 20, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Student Project:
    Yes - CSULA
Director Biography - Andrea Mercedes Garcia

Andrea Mercedes Garcia AKA AMG Healing LLC was founded by Andrea on bringing mental and emotional healing through spiritual guidance and energy. Andrea works with individuals to process and work through trauma. In the CLS MA program at CSULA, Andrea is working to create research that is a reflection of her dedication to her community and family. She strives to create safe spaces for BIPOC communities that are inclusive of all children while decolonizing the classroom.

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Director Statement

It has been an honor to work on a film dedicated to all the parents, caretakers, siblings, and children that are the village needed to raise our children on the spectrum. We see you and love you.
this film is dedicated to my Coma Jessica