Private Project


This short documentary speaks the story of a man and his journey from Ecuador to the United States in the 1990s.

  • Elisia Alvarado-Cali
  • Elisia Alvarado-Cali
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 28 seconds
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - The University of Tampa
Director Biography - Elisia Alvarado-Cali

Elisia Alvarado-Cali is a soon to be Senior at the University of Tampa studying Film and Media Arts. Her goal is to become a professional video editor whether it be film, television or other sources of media. She is on the Autism spectrum and this helps create a passion and drive towards film and editing. Her editing and filmmaking style is meant to be personal and emotional. Valentía (2020) is her first short documentary created with the purpose of exuding empathy towards those who had to immigrate to America illegally. Current social issues in the world have a great influence on her work.

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