Ricardo E Causo

Ricardo Esteban “Ricky” Causo, is a Latino filmmaker who was born in Birmingham, Alabama, to Cuban and Venezuelan parents. He was raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee where he graduated from The McCallie School and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with degrees in Mass Communications and Spanish. His love for documentary filmmaking, investigative journalism, and immigrant rights sssues, led him to complete a Masters Program in Documentary and Society Studies at La Escola Superior de Cine i Audiovisuals de Catalunya (ESCAC) in Barcelona, Spain in 2012. While interning at the Tribeca Film Institute in New York City in 2012, Ricky began filming IF YOU COULD WALK IN MY SHOES which follows the life of an immigrant worker from Ecuador who lives in New York City. The documentary was completed in 2016 and was an official selection at the Workers Unite! Film Festival in New York City.


If You Could Walk In My Shoes
Ricardo E Causo
2016, 27 min., Color, US
Ecuadorian immigrant Roberto Marquez has been living in New York City for more than a decade, yet he has been unable to adjust his immigration status because there has been no path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants in the United States since 1998. Roberto left Ecuador during the immigration...

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