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From the Fields: An American Journey

Film's producer said the goal of the documentary is to "intervene in the popular stereotypes that depict Latinos as 'illegals,' or 'gang members,' among other negative representations"



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    Damian Trujillo is a husband and father of three children. He has taught his children the hard work it takes to be a farmworker.

    NBC Bay Area reporter Damian Trujillo is the subject of a new documentary that follows his life as a child farmworker to a reporter for a major market television station.

     It is produced by Prof. Carolyn Brown from American University in Washington, D.C.

    The short film "From the Fields: An American Journey" follows Damian's life from birth to the present day and be seen in its entirety by watching the four segments below.


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    Segment 4