Status In Progress
Type Documentary Feature
Director(s) Yvan Iturriaga/ Francisco Nuñez
Producer(s) Francisco Núñez
Yvan Iturriaga is an Oakland-based writer/director who spent his childhood border crossing through Latin America, living in the extended Chilean exile community. His documentary work includes co-directing A Photographer’s Journey for the PBS American Masters series. Yvan also wrote and directed the narrative shorts Sui Generis and Beep playing in over thirty festivals worldwide. Most recently, Yvan directed seasons one and two (fourteen episodes) of the original series The North Pole.
Francisco Núñez is a Chilean filmmaker and cultural worker based in the Bay Area since 2016. With a filmmaker´s eye and a historian´s awareness, Francisco´s work acutely explores memory, cultural heritage, human rights, and environmental struggles in marginalized communities. Francisco has a Bachelors degree in film from the University of Valparaíso. He holds a masters degree in Latin American History from the University of Santiago in Chile, where his research focused on audiovisual representations of political crisis and resistance during the Chilean dictatorship.
Josh Healey is an award-winning producer, writer, and creative activist. Executive producer for Offsides Productions, he recently produced the digital short What to My People is the Fourth of July? with Tony Award winner Daveed Diggs that reached 10 million viewers. A regular performer on NPR’s Snap Judgment, Healey has screened his films and presented at UC-Berkeley, Harvard, NYU, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and over 100 colleges, high schools, and festivals across the country.