San Antonio Film awardThe Harvest/La Cosecha won the Outstanding Filmmaker Award at the San Antonio Film Festival last night.  The documentary follows 3 of the estimated 400,000 children who leave behind their homes, friends, and schools to migrate from state to state and crop to crop picking the food we all eat–all without the protection of child labor laws.

Director U. Roberto Romano began filming The Harvest/La Cosecha in 2007 and spent the ensuing years traveling over 75,000 miles through 24 states filming and meeting farmworkers families.  His commitment to the cause of helping migrant child farmworkers, who lack the protections all other American children enjoy,  shine brightly in this film about their lives and their struggle to help their families survive.

Shine Global would like to thank everyone who made this film possible including our many supporters.

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