City of Dreamers explores the lives of young people and immigrant families from Santa Fe’s South Side. First presented live, on stage at the Lensic Theatre on Mother’s Day, May 8th 2016, the transmedia storytelling event included documentary video, live interviews, spoken word, music performances, audience engagement and more. Littleglobe youth-producers now present City of Dreamers as a three part radio show.
City of Dreamers focuses on the boundaries that deeply impact Santa Fe and its South Side community: stories about border crossing, stories of obtaining legal paperwork and joining Santa Fe’s working population, stories about the hardships of being an undocumented family in Santa Fe, stories about heroes and advocates, and stories about being the first to graduate from high school and go to college.
Through a variety of storytelling methods, City of Dreamers brings clarity and attention to the thriving and rich cultural world that is Santa Fe’s diverse South Side and challenges the Santa Fe community’s negative preconceptions about our families and schools.
City of Dreamers is the culmination of work by more than 100 students from across Santa Fe working with artists from Littleglobe and Littleglobe’s Youth Media project, Capital High School, Communities in Schools, and ¡Youthworks!–plus Estevan Rael-Galvez of Culture Connects, the KSFR News Team, and Allegra Love with other advocates from the Santa Fe Dreamers Project.
Audio Revolution! City Of Dreamers – Part 1
Audio Revolution! City Of Dreamers – Part 2
Audio Revolution! City Of Dreamers – Part 3