A GUIDE FOR WHEN IMMIGRANTS BECOME ANCESTORSDirected by Iliana Garcia
Filmmakers in attendance. Film program will be followed by Q&A
A Guide For When Immigrants Become Ancestors features references to Selena Quintanilla, Larry Itliong, Google Translate, and my grandfathers. Pairing personal experience with poetry, the film paints an intimate portrait of a fourth-generation Mexican Filipino American, as they navigate what it means to inherit an identity rooted in cultural memory.
Director: Iliana Garcia
Writer: Iliana Garcia
Director of Photography: Robert Rodriquez
Colorist: Hans Borg
Composer: Sarah Ibrahim
Sound Mixer: Sarah Ibrahim
Celebrating its twentieth anniversary the Armed With a Camera (AWC) Fellowship for Emerging Media Artists develops the next generation of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander artists to connect our communities through the power of our stories.