PRESS

Be Latina
How Immigrant Pain is Healed Through the Art of Mabel Valdiviezo

Forbes
“Can A Latina Filmmaker Crowdfund A New Narrative On Immigration?”

The Huffington Post
“How to Reignite Your Personal Power”

ThroughThe Cracks
“Empowering documentary explores migration and mental health”

Expressive Art Workshops
“Mabel Valdiviezo: Empowering women and immigrants through film, story, and art journaling”

Art with Impact
“The issue of mental health amongst the immigrant community”

Modern Latina
“Prodigal Daughter brings a new perspective to the immigration debate: the mental health challenges shaping immigrant communities today.”

Lupita News
“When your Latina voice tells you: Don’t Die With Your Dreams.”

Peru This Week
“In the film I want to show transformation from dis-empowerment, making the leap to a person, a Latina, who can succeed in the United States and inspire other Latinos and Peruvians and Mexicans and those from all over the World.”

BBC Outlook Interview (3rd story @ 26:43)Untitled-1-300x100
“The former punk from Peru, Mabel Valdiviezo went looking for a new life in the United States. But without papers, things didn’t work out as she had hoped, and it took her nearly two decades to find her way home.”

Women’s Voices KZYX&Z Radio Interview
“Healing through Art & Film”

CJRadio Interview
“I think the hardest thing for a human being no matter where you come from is to be without a family, without your parents and without our siblings.”

The Broad Side Guest Blogger
“Soon after my arrival, I became an undocumented immigrant on an expired visa. Everything changed then. I had no right to be, no right to exist.”