Land of Opportunity

The film follows Esteban, a 17 year old undocumented student and his family living in the United States who's on the brink of obtaining a full ride athletic scholarship, but I.C.E. and their increased activity in deportations puts his dream in jeopardy.

About the director:

George Almanza has always had a passion for storytelling. This project is very personal to George as it is based on real life experiences of family and friends, and feels that making this film is relevant to what's going on today in the United States and immigration. With your donations you can help make this film possible and we  cannot thank you enough for donating and spreading the word.

What We Need 
Break it down for folks in more detail:

Filmmaking is a beautiful way of telling stories and team effort, but at times can be expensive because of all the expenses that goes into making films look as best as they could.  Every dollar counts! And we appreciate all your support.
Here is a breakdown of where your money will be going.


Gabe Sanchez - Esteban

Belgica Rodriguez - Maria

Jeremy Champ Morales - Younger Esteban


Producer - Jesse Valdez

- Michael Guntetong

Director of Photography
- Rease Warford

Production Designer
- Justin Aragon

Your contributions mean the world to us. We also have some cool gifts for our donors!

If you cannot help out financially, you can still help us by sharing with friends and family! We appreciate everyone one of you and your help in making this project come to life.

Donations ()

  • Janis Becker 
    • $100 
    • 21 mos
  • Michelle Blue 
    • $10 
    • 25 mos
  • Gloria Lizeth Aragon 
    • $50 
    • 26 mos
  • Juhee So 
    • $100 
    • 27 mos
  • Talia Kopecki 
    • $10 
    • 27 mos
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George Almanza 
San Francisco, CA
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