Making it in America

About

YEAR 2014

SECTION Shorts Program Films Presented by YouTube

COUNTRY U.S.A.

RUN TIME 9 min

LANGUAGE Spanish

SUBTITLES Yes with English subtitles

A Salvadoran immigrant who fled to the United States as a teenager is now a single mother striving to build a future for her family in Los Angeles.

Screens With
Shorts Program 4

EMAIL jorisdebeij@gmail.com

Credits

Actor
Associate Producer
Cinematographer
Composer
Director
Editor
Executive Producer
Screenwriter
Sound Designer

Artist Bio

Born and raised in The Netherlands, and now living in Los Angeles, Joris Debeij excels in the blending of real life and the art of filmmaking (preferably in 23.976 frames per second). His directing work combines strong storytelling and a distinct visual signature. Debeij was recognized by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences with an Emmy Award for his debut television documentary, Invisible Cities in 2014.