“Astronaut Goes From Migrant Fields To Outer Space”

As you may have heard, Jose M. Hernandez, an astronaut on the recent Discovery space shuttle mission began his life as a migrant worker–a child laborer who traveled to the U.S. from Mexico to pick fruit and vegetables in California. I’ve combined the spoken words from a poem I just wrote in response to that news with animation to make a short film.

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2 comments
  1. poetryaboutart said:

    Entrancing! A visual gift.

  2. davidmoolten said:

    Therese,

    Thanks. I’m not sure where I’m going with movie making, but hopefully somewhere that expands on my poetry a little.

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