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Leonard A. Oakland Film Festival features discussion with Alexandra Hidalgo on Feb. 9| Whitworth University News
Screening and director visit announcement for the Leonard A. Oakland Film Festival.

Film screening highlights immigrants’ positive impact | Purdue Today
Howard Hewitt announces our screening at Purdue University.

Documentary Film: Vanishing Borders | The Miami University Art Museum Student Blog
Bridget Garnai writes about our screening at Miami University of Ohio.

Vanishing Fronteras: A Call for Documentary Filmmaking in Cultural Rhetorics (con la ayuda de Anzaldúa) |Enculturation: a Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture 
Director and producer Alexandra Hidalgo uses scenes from Vanishing Borders to make an argument for the value of documentary filmmaking to examine culture in this video essay.

Auburn Montgomery’s Political Film Series | NBC WSFA 12
NBC’s local news channel discusses Auburn University at Montgomery screening of Vanishing Borders with professor Pia Knigge.

alexandra hidalgo | cinéwomen: women’s cinema & performing arts 
Director and producer Alexandra Hidalgo is interviewed about the process of making the film and her thoughts on immigration.

WSU Writing Program welcomes Latina author Cecilia Rodríguez-Milanés and filmmaker Alexandra Hidalgo for Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 presentations | WSU Writing Program 
Announcement of director and producer Alexandra Hidalgo’s two-day event with author Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés at Washington State University.

Exploring Freedom Through Immigration in Vanishing Borders | Let’s All Be Free Film Festival
Director and producer Alexandra Hidalgo discusses the relationship between women’s immigration and freedom.

Former Daytonian Produces Feature Length Immigration Documentary | NPR WYSO
Director and producer Alexandra Hidalgo’s interview about making the film and her experience immigrating to Dayton, Ohio in 1993 on “WYSO Weekend.”

NPR Michigan Radio Interview with Alexandra Hidalgo | NPR Michigan Radio
Director and producer Alexandra Hidalgo’s interview about the film, immigration, and gender for NPR Michigan Radio’s Stateside program.

Composition Faculty Member Creates Score and More MSU College of Music
This article discusses how composer Ricardo Lorenz joined the Vanishing Borders team and created our score.

Proyectarán en Michigan documental sobre experiencia de las mujeres en la inmigración | Associated Press
Screening announcement featured on Fox News Latino, Yahoo Noticias en Español, Univision Noticias, and other sites.

A Documentary Explores Immigration from a Woman’s Perspective | MSU Today
Kristen Parker interviews director and producer Alexandra Hidalgo and composer Ricardo Lorenz about working on the film.

Vanishing Borders: An MSU Collaboration | MSU College of Arts and Letters
Elizabeth H. Simmon’s, Dean of Michigan State’s College of Arts and Letters, features Vanishing Borders in the Dean’s Corner.

Seven Tips for the Preparation and Production of a Micro-Budget Movie Trailer agnès films
The editor of the Vanishing Borders trailer Carly Mangus shares advice on creating an engaging film trailer for a small-budget film.

Nine Tips for Making a Film Website on a Micro-Budget |agnès films
Vanishing Borders’ web designer Shannon Roe-Butler’s article for the agnès films’s Micro-Budget Film series provides insightful tips on how to create a film website.

Eight Tips for Making a Micro-Budget Movie Poster | agnès films
Becky Harris, the designer of our poster, discusses how to make an effective film poster for agnès films’s Micro-Budget Film series.

Six Tips for Making a Micro-Budget Film You Can Be Proud Of agnès films
Director and producer Alexandra Hidalgo gives advice on how to produce a film with little funding for agnès films’s Micro-Budget Film series.