The Separated

The Separated

On June 13, 2018, Honduran asylum-seeker Anita and her five-year-old son, Jenri, were forcibly separated at the U.S.-Mexico border. Thanks to a pro bono lawyer, Jodi Goodwin, who aggressively advocates for their release from their respective ICE detention centers, Anita and Jenri are reunited after a month apart. But the damage has been done. The Separated, a new documentary from The Atlantic, is an intimate window into the chaos and trauma caused by the separation. "You don't love me anymore,” Jenri says to Anita after they arrive at a temporary shelter. “You're not my mom anymore."

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Jeremy Raff




Director: Jeremy Raff
Executive Producer: Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg
Editor: Jeremy Raff
Additional Credits: Senior Producer: Ashley Kenny, Production Manager: Brian Jimenez


Public Film Contact
Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg
The Atlantic
Publicity Contact
Hugo Rojo
Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2018
Genre: Documentary, Family
Screening Section: Documentary Shorts Competition
Screening Format: Documentary Short
Country: ["United States"]
Language: English, Spanish
Runtime: 17:17 mins