Who is Dayani Cristal?

Deep in the scorching Sonoran desert beneath a cicada tree Border Patrol discover a decomposing body. Lifting a T-shirt they expose a tattoo that reads "Dayani Cristal."

Lina Srivastava Lina Srivastava
TRANSMEDIA PRODUCER

Lina is a social impact strategist who has worked with films such as Born into Brothels, The Devil Came on Horseback, and Inocente, and with NGOs such as UNICEF, the World Bank, and UNESCO.

Gael Garcia Bernal Gael Garcia Bernal
PRODUCER

Gael García Bernal is a Mexican actor, director, and producer. He has starred in a range of international films, including Amores Perros, Babel, and No!, and co-founded Canana and Ambulante.

Marc Silver Marc Silver
DIRECTOR

Marc is a filmmaker and social impact producer. His first feature-length film is Who is Dayani Cristal? Marc has created content for BBC, Channel 4, Universal Music, The Guardian, Amnesty... more»

Additional Credits

Mark Monroe
SCREENWRITER

Dan Cogan, Lilly Harley, Jeffrey Tarrant, Jess Search, Teddy Leifer, Marc Silver
EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS

Lucas Ochoa, Thomas Benski, Gael Garcia Bernal
PRODUCERS

Martin Singer, James Smith-Rewse
EDITORS

Leonardo Heiblum, Jacobo Lieberman
COMPOSERS

Gael Garcia Bernal
CAST

"Storytelling is essential in humanizing migrants and deconstructing the 'illegal' stereotype. I hope our film allows audiences to experience deep empathy and ask themselves how far they would go for their own families."

Genre: Interactive