Former Daytonian Produces Feature Length Immigration Documentary

May 10, 2015

This week, a free screening of the new documentary film, Vanishing Borders will take place at the Madden Hills Library in Dayton. The film gives viewers a look into the lives of four immigrant women living in New York City and transforming their communities. Then after the film, director and producer, Alexandra Hidalgo, will discuss the documentary with author Katrina Kittle and member of the audience. Kittle is a former teacher and mentor of Hidalgo's.

Daphnie, Teboho, Yatna, and Melainie with director Alexandra Hidalgo
Credit Vanishing Borders

In this interview with Hidalgo, she tells us how she spent two years putting the film together, and during that time, she went through a lot of personal changes – all of them good but it presented some challenges for her.

Vanishing Borders will screen at the Madden Hills Library in Dayton on May 16th. The event is free and open to the public. If you missed any part of this interview, you can listen to it a wyso.org