Cruzar (Cross) – Digital Promise

Cruzar (Cross)

Screenshot from Cruzar trailer with woman and child riding in back of a pickup truck

MY World 360° March 2021 Playlist selection

A documentary raising awareness of human mobility and the Venezuelan displacement.

Producer: Created by: Directed and written by: Juan Pablo Urgilés. Produced by: Caridian Niama, Camila Aulestia, Genesis Carrero, David Lucio. Juan Pablo Urgilés, Imán Transmedia (production company) with the support of UNHCR Ecuador Office, TechCamp Program, El Pitazo, Ecuador Chequea and Kaleidoscope. Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador.

Sustainable Development Goals addressed:

  • Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities – Reduce inequality within and among countries
  • Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities – Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
  • Goal 16: Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions – Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels

Discussion Prompts

  • What do you think is the significance of the title Cruzar (Cross)?
  • Why do you think the creators chose to communicate about Venezuelan displacement through one family’s story?

Watch a trailer for Cruzar (Crossing) on Facebook, Vimeo or YouTube.

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