The Migrant Center of New York, Inc. & The Migrant Center at the Church of Saint Francis of Assisi honor film makers for the first time, and present a special Migrant Center Award at the
5th Indie & Foreign Film Festival.
The Indie & Foreign Film Festival was founded in 2014 by Father Julian Jagudilla, Director of The Migrant Center at the Church of Saint Francis of Assisi.
This year, The Migrant Center presented a special award for a stand out film that spotlights their mission, which is to protect, respect and promote the rights and welfare of immigrants.
The award was presented to writer/director Anike Tourse for her film America: I Too at the closing night Awards Reception on Friday Oct. 19th, 2018.
The film follows three arrested and detained undocumented immigrants as they navigate the system to fight impending deportation. America; I Too stars Academy Award nominee Barkhad Abdi and featuring the music of Grammy winners Quetzal.
View America: I Too trailer here: