Don't Tell Anyone (No Le Digas a Nadie) Screening + Q&A
Q&A with director Mikaela Shwer and film subject Angy Rivera to follow.
This documentary follows the extraordinary journey of Angy Rivera, a 22-year old undocumented immigrant fighting for her right to a future and lending a voice to 11 million people living in the shadows of a life without papers.
This event is a collaboration with POV, PBS' award-winning nonfiction film series.
About the Director"
Mikaela Shwer is an award-winning editor and filmmaker with a passion for bringing important stories to life. Her work was recognized early in her career when she won the "Emerging Editor" award with the short film 100 Mountains for the Adobe Real Ideas Studio student program at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival. Since then, Mikaela has worked on numerous films for HBO, the Sundance Channel, and PBS, including the Peabody award-winning series Brick City as well as critically acclaimed independent films Call Me Kuchu and Like the Water. In 2012, Mikaela joined Steeplechase Films, working with Emmy-award-winning filmmaker Ric Burns helping to bring vibrant documentaries to the screen. For Steeplechase Films she recently edited Enquiring Minds: The Untold Story of the Man Behind the National Enquirer, Debt of Honor: Disabled Veterans in American History, and American Ballet Theatre: A History for American Masters. No Le Digas a Nadie (Don't Tell Anyone) will be her feature directorial debut.
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