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"Home is Somewhere Else" animates the migrant experience.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Meet AZPM border affairs reporter Danyelle Khmara; and multi-faceted artist Rick Wamer discusses his poetry collection "Long Shadow Days: Grief Walking".

Home is Somewhere else sisters hero Animation from "Home is Somewhere Else" (2022), directed by Carlos Hagerman and Jorge Villalobos.

Arizona Spotlight

May 18, 2023

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Featured on the May 18th, 2023 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

  • Meet journalist Danyelle Khmara, the reporter now covering the U.S.-Mexico border for AZPM. Khmara shares her history with living in Mexico and writing about immigration for The Arizona Daily Star.
Danyelle working spot Danyelle working in the field as a border reporter.
Courtesy of Danyelle Khmara
Danyelle and Rio Tulum Spot Danyelle Khmara and Rio in Tulum, Mexico, 2005.
  • The new animated documentary film “Home is Somewhere Else” tells three different stories about immigration across the Southern border. It will show at the Fox Tucson Theatre on May 24th in a screening presented by Cinema Tucsón. Film essayist Chris Dashiell offers his review of the film, while Mark interviews co-directors Carlos Hagerman and Jorge Villalobos about bringing these moving true stories to life using groundbreaking animation.
home is somewhere else jasmine spotlight Animation from "Home is Somewhere Else" (2022), directed by Carlos Hagerman and Jorge Villalobos.
Carlos Hagerman and Jorge Villalobos Carlos Hagerman and Jorge Villalobos.
home is somewhere else 1 spotlight Animation from "Home is Somewhere Else" (2022), directed by Carlos Hagerman and Jorge Villalobos.
Film Essays with Chris Dashiell spot Chris Dashiell is a regular contributor to Arizona Spotlight.

  • And, multi-talented performance artist, director and author Rick Wamer reads from his new poetry collection Long Shadow Days: Grief Walking, and shares some personal lessons about living with love and loss.
Rick Wamer Performance Spot Rick Wamer, Mime, entertains with a live mime performance.

rick wamer book hero Rick Wamer's 2022 collection of poetry and prose is called "Long Shadow Days: Grief Walking".
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Rick Wamer Marcel Marceau spotlight  VIEW LARGER A photo from the late 80's of Rick Wamer with famed mime artist Marcel Marceau.

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