HERMANOS/SIBLINGS is a feature documentary that tells in parallel the story of two Mexican brothers that want to go back to the US after being deported for life, with the story of an American woman who lost her house and today believes she can get it back through Trump’s promises.
Their journeys take them on road trips to meet with their past and with relatives who they believe can help them achieve their dreams.
Chuy and Chato preparing their last attempt to cross to the US, meet their mother in Tijuana. The encounter provokes a shock that makes them question their life and what they are looking for. Vanessa on her way back to the farm in Montana where she grew up, follows Trump’s campaign and rallies while she confronts her fears.
Immigration has been shown in many ways, but it has never been presented through the lives of Mexicans and Americans who live similar situations due to poverty and lack of family structure.