Every year about 400,000 Central American migrants try to reach U.S. through Mexico. They travel like flies on freight trains. At one point in Veracruz, there is little hope left: "The Patron”.
Nieves Prieto born in 1972 in Barcelona. He studied Cinema and Photography in the University of Barcelona. Later Nieves Prieto obtained master’s degree at New York University, where he lived for 4 years. In New York he worked for the Guggenheim Museum and MoMA. Back in Barcelona Nieves worked for the UNICEF, and co-founded Zinhezba, an association to promote Human Rights through Cinema for young people. Train of flies the first short movie of Nieves Prieto.
Fernando Lopez born in 1953. He has a long background experience as a producer, director and scriptwriter, working in Irati Films and Clap Films among other companies. Fernando Lopez worked as a producer. From 1982 to 1989 worked in advertising for TV. He also directed documentaries: Agurra, Irun, Aun, Omenaldia, Kandinsky, Pertur and Mararena. Currently Fernando Lopez is a manager of the Film Office of Vitoria-Gasteiz (www.filmoffice.es).