Latino American Stories of the Pajaro Valley

These stories share the experiences of Latino Americans living in Watsonville, CA.  The stories examine the themes of migration, immigration, childhood, and what it means to be Latino American.

Latino Americans: 500 Years of History Grant

This project is made possible by Latino Americans: 500 Years of History, a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association. This video was produced by ViaNest Productions and the Watsonville Film Festival in partnership with the Watsonville Public Library.

Collaboration with Digital Nest

Each individual story in this film was produced, directed and edited by students at the Digital NEST, including Alex Santana, Braelen Addison, Monica Villanueva, Angel Chavez, Immanuel Steinberg, John Speyer, Consuelo Alba, Isaac Rodriguez, Gabriel Medina, Xavier Rodriguez, Gerardo Martinez, Valentina Rodriguez, and Ina Gonzalez.

Latin American Stories of the Pajaro Valley Video