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  • First Voice Generation

First Voice Generation

2023 / United States / 78 Minutes / Cynthia Sofia Martinez

Film Synopsis

The First Voice Generation film follows the stories of three Latinx high school students in Holland, Michigan. They struggle with a sense of identity and belonging growing up in this predominantly Dutch community because they are a child of Mexican immigrants. They dream of being the first in their family to go to college but Covid-19 shuts the world down exacerbating their struggles with virtual learning and the cost of affording college seeming impossible.