Far Away From Home

Far Away From Home

Carlos Hernández
A group of children and adolescents, from Mexico and Latin America, waits in shelters of Tijuana for a resolution to the asylum request to enter the US. The wait is long and uncertain.
Director, producer. Lawyer from the National Autonomous University of Mexico, he enters to study at the Cinematographic Training Center with a speciality audiovisual production. He has been selected for Talents Berlin 2018 and is an EAVE Puentes 2020 graduate. He has produced 9 feature films. As a director, his first feature film, "De Puro Aire" was nominated for the Mexican critic's Diosas de Plata 2019 awards for Best Documentary. Filmography: Lejos de casa (2022) Documentary - director, producer El grillo (2020) Short Film - director De puro aire (2018) Documentary - director Batucada (2017) Short Film - director Aquellos sin nombre (2016) Short Film - director
  • 35a edición de Cinélatino, Rencontres de Toulouse – Sección “Découvertes Documentaires”
  • Dok.Fest München 2022 – DOK.horizonte Competition (Germany)
  • Guadalajara International Film Festival 2022 – Official Selection in Competition (México)
  • 52nd Giffoni Film Festival 2022 – Gex Doc Official Competition (Italy)
  • 30º edition of the San Diego Latino Film Festival (2023) – Official Selection (USA)
  • Original title Lejos de casa
  • Director Carlos Hernández
  • Duration 80
  • Production year 2022
  • Aspect 4:3
  • Format 4K
  • Category Feature Film
  • Subcategory Documentary
  • Gender Drama
  • Nationality Mexico
  • Producer Mandarina Cine, Media Mac
  • Dialogue language Spanish
  • Subtitle language English