Short film about undocumented youth


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DC Risers is a short film and photography series focused on undocumented youth who live in Washington, DC. The film centers around Brenda Perez Amador and Gerson Quinteros. Brenda came to the US from Mexico in 2006 and Gerson came from El Salvador in 2004. The film will be premiered on October 1, 2015! Check out their website to see a trailer and samples from the film: “DC Risers Video Samples

Brenda, Gerson, and the filmmaker Andy Fernandez have led talks in the DC area related to immigration and education. Locations have included Cardozo High School, Maret School, and Edmunde Burke School. Contact them at DC Risers if you want to learn more!

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