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A Mi Lado released on iTunes on June 23rd in France, Switzerland, Belgium and Luxembourg


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This is big news for us. A Mi Lado, the feature documentary produced by JCDe Productions and distributed by CAT&Docs, will be released on iTunes on June 23rd in France, Switzerland, Belgium and in Luxembourg! And the US release will follow next month. After a successful festival run, the film will now be avilable for audiences around the world. You can [...]

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Interview on NTN 24


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In April, I was in invited to talk about By My Side  on NTN 24, Latin America’s largest news network. It was a great experience and oportunity to present the film to a large Latin American audience. We are currently working on a new project. We will keep you posted soon.

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Houses for sale in the Chureca


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Waste pickers from the Chureca had been waiting for a new house for months. They could see it being built near the site, where they are scavenging every day. A woman apparently tried to take advantage of this hope for a new home. More than 30 people told police earlier this month that they were [...]

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Unfulfilled Promises


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Fatima, Dominga’s sister, recently received a new house in the new housing development in the Chureca. These houses were built to relocate the Churequeros. Authorities have also been building a new recycling plant to give the waste pickers a new job. El Nuevo Diario recently reported that some people of the Chureca have been left [...]

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Recycling the Chureca


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Last Friday, I was in Trenton, NJ. It is technically a world away from the Chureca. But when I stepped into the offices of TerraCycle and when I met Tom Szaky, the young CEO of the company, I thought about the Churequeros a lot. Tom Szaky recycles all he can think of. It goes from [...]

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Story in Le Vendredi (Switzerland)


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This is an important story as it ran in a magazine published in the town I was born.  

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Updated Poster


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Here is the poster of By My Side [A Mi Lado] designed by Fabio Cutro and updated festival selections and awards. We hope 2013 will be even better than 2012 for the film. Thank you all for your support!

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Empowering the women of the Chureca


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By My Side [A Mi Lado] is documenting the life of 3 women of the Chureca. But they are people in the landfill of Managua, who are trying to help these women find a way out. As we were shooting the film, we witnessed the work of Earth Education Project, a great UK charity. Fatima, [...]

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From the Chureca to Sandy Hook


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We had planned to release this week the updated poster of By My Side [A Mi Lado] designed by Fabio Cutró. We will wait. We have to. After having covered the Sandy Hook shooting, you have to put things into perspective. It is hard to think about a film, when parents wonder how they will now [...]

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Incredible joy


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The first thing Dominga asked me when I called to tell her that the film was about to screen at the Icaro Film Festival 2 weeks ago, was : “Did we win?”. I laughed that day and told her I didn’t know. Two weeks later, after a great screening at Cinepolis Miraflores in Ciudad de [...]

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