Forever Sunday Afternoon: The Ultimate Documentary Project

Forever Sunday Afternoon: The Ultimate Documentary Project

In our upcoming documentary, "Forever Sunday Afternoon," we delve into the personal journey of a gay couple from Guatemala who embarked on a life-changing decision to leave their home country and pursue the American Dream. This film not only sheds light on the complex experiences of queerness and immigration but also challenges misconceptions surrounding these topics. Through their story, we aim to redefine what it truly means to be an immigrant and the motivations behind their pursuit.

The American Dream and Misunderstandings of Immigration

The concept of the American Dream has long been romanticized as the epitome of success and opportunity. However, the reality is often far from the idyllic image portrayed. Many misconceptions surrounding immigration stem from unfulfilled promises made in the name of this dream. Our documentary seeks to address these misconceptions and provide a deeper understanding of the immigrant experience.

Reimagining the American Dream

Contrary to popular belief, immigration is not about seeking handouts or taking advantage of a system. For our founders, America represented a land brimming with opportunities for entrepreneurship, social mobility, and the realization of their full potential. These are the values that drive many immigrants to leave their homes and seek a better life elsewhere. "Forever Sunday Afternoon" challenges the notion that immigration is solely about what one can receive, and instead, highlights the resilience and determination required to achieve one's dreams.

Exploring Parallel Struggles: Queerness and Immigration

The narrative of our documentary intertwines the experiences of queerness and immigration, illustrating the intricate parallels between these two marginalized communities. Both face similar challenges, such as social acceptance, discrimination, and the quest for belonging. By sharing the personal journey of our founders, we hope to foster empathy and understanding for both groups, shedding light on the struggles they face.

Breaking Down Misconceptions about Immigration

One of the main objectives of "Forever Sunday Afternoon" is to challenge misconceptions held by individuals across the entire political spectrum. Immigration encompasses a wide range of motivations and stories. While some may seek refuge from violence or persecution, others are driven by a desire to explore new opportunities and contribute to society. By showcasing a diverse array of immigrant experiences, we hope to dismantle stereotypes and foster a more inclusive perspective.

Embracing Entrepreneurship and Potential

One of the most significant misconceptions about immigration is the belief that immigrants are solely dependent on government welfare and are a financial burden to society. However, our documentary highlights a different reality – one where immigrants are entrepreneurs, job creators, and contributors to the economy. The American Dream, as we see it, is about seizing opportunities, taking risks, and making a positive impact not only for oneself but also for the community at large.

The Power of "Forever Sunday Afternoon"

Through our documentary, "Forever Sunday Afternoon," we aim to provoke thought, challenge preconceived notions, and encourage dialogue surrounding immigration and queerness. By sharing the personal story of our founders, we hope to humanize the immigrant experience and inspire empathy and understanding in our audience. Ultimately, our goal is to redefine the American Dream, emphasizing its potential for self-empowerment, fulfillment, and the pursuit of happiness.

Conclusion

"Forever Sunday Afternoon" is not just a documentary; it is a journey of self-discovery, resilience, and hope. It portrays the experiences of a gay couple from Guatemala who embarked on an extraordinary journey to claim their place in the rich tapestry of American society. Through their story, we challenge misconceptions and broaden perspectives, revealing the immense potential that lies within the immigrant community and exemplifying the true essence of the American Dream.
So, join us on this unforgettable cinematic exploration and be prepared to have your perspectives challenged, your hearts touched, and your understanding expanded. "Forever Sunday Afternoon" will forever change the way you see immigration and the pursuit of the American Dream.

 

"There are qualities in founders, difficult to find because they are rare, and even harder to teach: Passion, grit, flexibility, open mindedness, and mission driven. In Sunday Afternoon Project we have not just one founder, but two; establishing a certainty that this work will change the world."
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Paul O'Brien

CEO a Mediatech Ventures Venturese

"Luis and Hans have absolutely everything you want to see in entrepreneurs, drive, passion and persistence. We have no doubt they will continue to succeed and create safe spaces for us all."
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Tina Cannon

President and CEO Austin LGBT Chamber

"Luis and Hans are brilliant business founders who easily could have remained focused building their empire and making more and more money for themselves. That they have chosen to apply their keen entrepreneurial skills and rally their large, passionate networks to create safe and inclusive spaces for those in need of them (which is all of us!) is so very inspirational. I am excited to watch them change the world for the better, and I'm deeply honored to count them as friends!!"
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Afam Onyema

CEO and Co-Founder, GEANCO Foundation