Time: 1:00
Room: 225
Presenter(s): Diego Parra
Title: Far Away Near and Dear
Developed under the guidance of Dr. Rene Ibarra , Spanish

Bajo La Misma Luna/Under the Same Moon is the story of Carlitos and his mother, Rosario, who both live in two different places miles away from each other. Rosario works illegally in the U.S to provide a better life for herself and her son. Carlitos is left behind with his grandmother in Mexico. After four years of being separated, Carlitos decides to go in search of his mother after his grandmother passes away. This presentation will explore the obstacles, abandonment, hope, the illegal activities, the importance of family, and what it is known as "The American Dream".