Documenting the integration of refugee families for the UNHCR
Sharing some stills of a short film I worked on for the UN Refugee Agency in Saltillo, Mexico, where we met Dania and her family. Back in Honduras, Dania was being threatened by local gangs, and after a gruesome attack that left her kid severely wounded, the family fled on the spot. Eventually they were given refugee status and resettled by the UNHCR in Saltillo, where we met them about a year after their arrival.
The project is part of an an ambitious multi-year approach planning by the UNHCR that focuses on solutions, such as effective integration. We worked with a very small team in order to be as unobtrusive as possible, focusing on intimate and nuanced family moments that would illustrate the day-to-day of the family after and their integration in the new country.