The High Cost of Deporting Parents (25 minutes)
This documentary follows Ray Jesus, who was deported to Guatemala after 20+ years in the United States, and his wife Kacie and children, who are American citizens living in Utah. Winner of the Audience Award at the 2015 Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival. Directed by Roy Germano for Vice News. Featured by WYNC's Brian Lehrer Show.
They Steal Our Jobs? (22 minutes)
This documentary explores how deportation quotas and an immigrant detention center have complicated life for dairy farms and dairy workers in Western New York. Directed by Roy Germano for Vice News.
A Mexican Sound (13 minutes)
This short documentary explores the beauty of son huasteco, a vibrant style of Mexican folk music and dance. Featuring music by Los Camperos de Valles, Trio Chicamole, Los Caporales, Kuaupanko, Trio Tamazunchale and interviews with the founders of Discos Corason. Featured on NPR and named Official Selection at the 2013 San Diego Latino Film Festival, 2013 Boston Latino Film Festival, 2013 Phoenix College Latino Film Festival, 2013 Cine Las Americas Film Festival, 2013 Irish Latin American Film Festival, 2013 Rosarito Beach International Mariachi and Folklorico Festival, 2013 Sunscreen Film Festival, 2013 Barrio Film Festival, 2013 Cinesol Film Festival, 2014 Danzantes Unidos Festival, 2014 Dallas VideoFest, 2014 Nitehawk Shorts Film Festival. Directed and edited by Roy Germano.
Murder and Migration in Honduras (14 minutes)
This documentary investigates the uptick in migration of families and unaccompanied children from Honduras since 2009. Directed by Roy Germano for Vice News. Featured on MSNBC's All In with Chris Hayes.
Race to the Top (1 minute)
The US-Mexico border fence costs an average $4 million per mile to build. Is it worth the expense? Directed and edited by Roy Germano. Featured by Univision's Al Punto con Jorge Ramos, Telemundo, and Fox News.