We Still Here / Nos Tenemos - Urbanworld


Audience Award Best Feature  WE STILL HERE / NOS TENEMOS

Directed by Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi


We Still Here introduces the incredible youth of Comerío, Puerto Rico navigating the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, a disaster that brought an unprecedented level of devastation to an island already in economic and political crisis. In the lush mountains in the center of Puerto Rico, 24-year-old Mariangelie Ortiz leads a group of young residents who never thought they would become the leaders of their community, nonetheless find themselves traveling to Washington D.C. to protest in the halls of Congress. Follow them on their journey as they find their power and begin creating a sustainable future for themselves and their community.

Presented By FistUpTv, Defend Puerto Rico, The Fantauzzi Brothers

Director Bio

Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi is an internationally-recognized and award-winning filmmaker. Founder of @fistuptv a media platform uplifting and telling stories from communities across the world who refused to be silenced. He is the co-founder of @defendpr and his most recent film Bakosó: Afrobeats of Cuba recently aired on WorldChannel / PBS. Eli’s dedication to his craft is deeply connected to his commitment to social justice and the belief in the transformative power of film.



Year: 2021
Runtime: 54:00
Country: Puerto Rico (Borikén)
Premiere: World

Director: Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi
Screenwriter: Ana Castillo Muñoz, Mariangeli Ortiz
Producer: Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi
Co-Producer: Michael Shawn Cordero, Kahlil Jacobs-Fantauzzi, Mariangeli Ortiz
Cast: Key Cast: Mariangeli Ortiz, Jerriel “Yeyo” Catalan Lope, Sofía Unanue, Dianne Morales, Anthony Ramos, Lisamarie Rivera Torres; Line Producer: Frances Medina; Consultants: Michael Premo, Jayeesha Dutta, Sonya Childress, Gary Weinberg
Cinematographer: Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi, Paul Moulier Sepulveda, Mikey Cordero, Javi Colon, Juan Cruz, Jerriel Catalan Lopez, Camille Alexandra, Mario Ruben Carrion
Editor: Mario Rubén Carrión, Michael Shawn Cordero
Sound Design: Thayer Walker
Music: Hijo de Borikén , El S, ÌFÉ, El Individuo
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