LOVE FROM AFAR

LOVE FROM AFAR

Christian Sanay | United States | Documentary | 2018 | 15 min

SYNOPSIS

Cristian and Irene are siblings who grew up under very different circumstances. In a conversation with his U.S.Citizen sister, Cristian, originally from Ecuador, shares his painful story; a journey of abandonment, change, adaptation and conciliation, from Riobamba to New York City. A story he shares with so many more immigrants in the US, including some of his own cousins. It is a story of love from afar.

Español

Cristian e Irene son hermanos que crecieron en circunstancias muy diferentes. En una conversación con su hermana ciudadana estadounidense, Cristian, originario de Ecuador, comparte su dolorosa historia; Un viaje de abandono, cambio, adaptación y conciliación, desde Riobamba hasta la ciudad de Nueva York. Una historia que comparte con muchos más inmigrantes en los EE. UU., Incluidos algunos de sus propios primos. Es una historia de amor desde lejos.


DIRECTOR

Cristian Sanay (Director/Producer/Editor) is an independent documentarian living in New York City. Originally from Ecuador, Sanay is very interested in capturing ordinary stories of individuals that unveil the realities of contemporary society.