Dreams In Translation

    Pitch Video

    Two immigrant mothers, one newly arrived and one who's settled in BC, unknowingly speak to each other without having met

    Genre: Documentary
    Target Audience: Adults
    Target Length: 20 minutes
    Budget: $50,000

    Created By

    Ana Carrizales ,  British-Columbia


    ‘Dreams In Translation’ is a 20-minute documentary that captures a day in the lives of two witty, resilient and warm immigrant mothers in BC and explores the conflict to renegotiate identity in a foreign land, showcasing what it takes to create a home away from home. Through creative voice over, cinematic imagery and animated photos from their past, both women will unknowingly speak to one another without having met before. ‘Shonda’ recently arrived in BC, while Crisanta has lived in the region for the past 35 years, becoming a Canadian citizen. The film will blend interviews with both women and their families, featuring the places they inhabit as they move through their daily lives. In the end both women will meet to share their common ground and stories of hope, struggle and success.


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