Jeanette Vizguerra entered the First Baptist Church of Denver in February of 2017, seeking sanctuary from Immigration and Customs Enforcement, which aimed to deport her. After 86 days, she left, having brokered a deal with the government to allow her to stay in the country until at least March 2019. Document Ed, a nonfiction film now in production, will tell her story.
The project is the brainchild of local filmmaker Alan Dominguez, who will serve less as a traditional director and more as a project manager, organizing students who will create the project. The film has recently been awarded a grant by Denver’s Imagine2020 fund.
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Imagine2020 is the city’s initiative to fund arts, cultural and creative projects to engage residents and ensure that the arts remain a
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