Date of Award
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Film and Media Studies
Academic Program Adviser
Ya Me Voy (I’m Leaving Now) is 54-minute documentary about Felipe, an undocumented Mexican living in Brooklyn who struggles over whether to return home to Mexico. Felipe plans to reunite with his family in Mexico and reconnect with his youngest son, César, who was just 8 months old when Felipe left. When he discovers his oldest son has a serious debt with the bank, however, he is forced to postpone his return in order to help his son pay off the debt. Felipe feels lonely, disappointed and betrayed by his family until one day an unexpected love affair makes him rethink his situation.
Cordero Camp, Lindsey, "Ya Me Voy (I’m Leaving Now)" (2016). CUNY Academic Works.