Guanajuato Norte

A man from Guanajuato, Mexico who crossed the border to work on a farm in Connecticut contends with being away from his family for years to help support their dreams and build a new life for them.


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Ingrid Holmquist is a journalist and documentary filmmaker from Nebraska working for the CNN Documentary Unit. She was a Photo/Video Editor for National Geographic Photographer Joel Sartore and reported for the Chicago Tribune, Lincoln Journal Star, Attn:, Hear Nebraska, Nebraska Educational Telecommunications, Lincoln Today and others. Ingrid is drawn toward stories about migration, gender, subcultures and the Midwest. She attended the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism where she got her Master’s degree in journalism and documentary filmmaking and studied photojournalism, broadcast and Spanish at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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Sana A. Malik is a Pakistani-Canadian journalist who is currently a multimedia journalist at BBC Global in New York City. She has published video and written stories for BuzzFeed, VICE and the Toronto Star.  Before making a full-time switch to documentary journalism, Sana worked in public health and gender in Tanzania and the U.K. and consulted for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. As a journalist, Sana is drawn to stories of migration, belonging and overcoming hardship in unexpected ways. She runs an award-winning digital magazine called This is Worldtown that is focused on Women of Color visual storytellers upending simplistic media narratives. Sana is a graduate of Columbia University’s School of Journalism, the University of London-LSHTM and the University of Toronto.