Born and raised in Cochabamba, Bolivia, Nico Sandi intends to focus his work on historical trauma, cultural inclusivity, and indigenous identity in postcolonial Latin America. He earned a bachelor of arts in Anthropology, Sociology and Journalism from Creighton University, where he spent a year working as a video producer after graduating.
He has worked on projects about the death penalty in Nebraska, migration in Nogales, Mexico, climate change in Bethel, Alaska, cultural miscegenation in the Bolivian Amazon, and educational opportunities for a refugee family in the Bronx. His film, Stones,received First Prize and Audience Choice Award at the Voices From the Margins film festival and was selected for the 2016 Local Filmmaker Showcase at Film Streams’ Ruth Sokolof Theater in Omaha, Nebraska.
Gestures of intimacy unravel in a community of people with developmental disabilities revealing their unique existence.
Home videos, memories and images are woven together to explore the gaps of a mother-son relationship.
A group of nature photographers. A retired insurance fraud adjuster. A homebody. A golf course owner. One man sees the bigger picture. The only thing they seem to have in common is water.
Pepe has already crossed the US/Mexico border; now he must navigate his way through parenthood.