If you haven’t heard, Can’t Hold Me Back was one of 25 shorts to comprise PBS’s 2013 Online Film Festival.  The festival provided a long-awaited chance to share with the world the story of this film. Check out some of the press clippings.

Article on NBC Latino:

NBC LATINO CHMB screen grab

Writeup in New Latina:

new latina feature can't hold me back

Interview with Betty Bastidas and Fernando Parraz on WDET, Detroit Public Radio:


And, an article by directors Madeleine Bair and Betty Bastidas on the process of making the film, on the WITNESS blog:

witness CHMB blog


About the author