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Guanajuato Norte

USA/Mexico - 23:00 minutes
Nebraska Premiere
Short Film Block #6
Writer/Director: Ingrid Holmquist, Sana A. Malik
Cast: Wenceslao (Winny) Contreras


Winny Contreras has lived and worked on the same farm in Connecticut for the last 24 years with men who are from his hometown in Guanajuato, Mexico. Before him, his father also crossed the border to find work, and thousands of migrants continue to leave their homes to support their families. Winny has missed major moments in his children’s lives in exchange for providing them a future so that they won’t have to make the same sacrifice. Guanajuato Norte follows Winny as he contends with being separated from his family back in Mexico.

My Short Films Sessions

Saturday, March 7

11:30am CST