Whose stories get heard? Who gets to tell those stories? Who gets to tell their story? These are questions many journalists and filmmakers are asking these days, including Jackson filmmaker Alyson Spery. She is the co-founder of DIYDocs, a nonprofit that helps people tell their own stories—and all they need is a smartphone. Participation in DIYDocs’ “Sister Cities” program is open to residents of Jackson who have a connection with Tlaxcala, Mexico—either as immigrants themselves or as first- or second-generation Americans.
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