Gerardo del Valle

Video and Film Fellow

Gerardo del Valle is a filmmaker from Guatemala who started his career as a video journalist at the investigative online newspaper Plaza Pública. He’s worked on long-form documentaries, short form videos and web-based projects, collaborating with VICE, Univision, BBC, NBC and Agencia EFE. Over the last couple of years, he has been developing and directing a documentary on trauma and the undocumented journey from Central America to the United States. His work has been supported by the Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program and the International Documentary Association. He is also a Firelight Documentary Lab fellow and an SFFilm Foundation New America fellow. He is an alum of the International Center of Photography, the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism and Universidad Rafael Landívar.

“El camino correcto”: desde Venezuela a Juárez y desde Nueva York a Denver, la odisea de una familia en busca de asilo

La familia Pabón se encuentra entre los casi ocho millones de venezolanos que han huido de su país. El documental, “El camino correcto”, sigue a esta familia mientras aplica y navega por el sistema de asilo de Estados Unidos.

“The Right Way”: From Venezuela to Juárez and New York to Denver, One Family’s Asylum Journey

The Pabón family is among the nearly 8 million Venezuelans who have fled their country. “The Right Way” documentary follows them as they begin a life in the U.S. and journey through an asylum system buckling under record numbers of new arrivals.

The Cold War Legacy Lurking in U.S. Groundwater

For the first time, ProPublica has cataloged cleanup efforts at the 50-plus sites where uranium was processed to fuel the nation’s nuclear arsenal. Even after regulators say cleanup is complete, polluted water and sickness are often left behind.

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