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Irse Screened Oct. 23-25
“An immersive and heart-breaking document of families who must flee Venezuela to give birth in Columbia.” – F3 Film Magazine
Irse  USA, Colombia, Venezuela  Documentary      Film Website
Told through the journeys of two expecting mothers seeking safety in Colombia, Irse is a window into the Venezuelan exodus and its impact on families.
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Marian Carrasquero, Jean-Philippe Dobrin
Director Bios :
Marian Carrasquero is a Venezuelan documentary photographer and filmmaker. She received her B.F.A in photography from the Savannah College of Art and Design and her masters degree in Documentary Filmmaking from UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. She has interned for The New York Times, NPR, CNN, and The Museum of Modern Art. She believes that the most important work is made at the intersection of art and journalism.

Jean-Philippe Dobrin "J.P." Dobrin is a documentary filmmaker and photographer based in the San Francisco Bay Area, California. For over a decade, he has specialized in human interest stories for non-profit, advertising and editorial outlets. His work has been the published by the New York Times, Time Magazine, KQED and the International Rescue Committee. He has worked in India, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, South East Asia, South America and around the United States to capture visuals of everyday life.