About

Nuestra America Productions is the multimedia production company founded by Alvin Skipper Bailey and Jennifer Wager to provide uplifting, truthful portrayals of working class people and struggles around the world.

To contact Skipper Bailey, email skipperb14@aol.com.
Alvin “Skipper” Bailey is the Executive Producer. With a long history in film and music production, Skipper’s most recently produced work is Under the Radar, a feature length film about the impact of the US blockade on cultural exchange between Cuban and US musicians of African descent. The film has garnered several awards, Audience Favorite at the Indpendent Black Film Festival. including Skipper has been a longtime spokesperson with IFCO/Pastors for Peace and is currently based in Washington, DC.

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To contact Jennifer Wager, email jwa1970@gmail.com
Jennifer Wager is a NYC media educator and director of the film. She has taught video production and post-production at Manhattan Neighborhood Network, the flagship community TV station in the U.S. She also serves on the board of the National Mobilization Against Sweatshops, with whom she has facilitated a community video oral history project, producing a DVD and Web-based series of short films on the lives of immigrant and working class women from the Lower East Side. Since 1995, Ms. Wager has created several online experimental education projects, including the Smithsonian-award winning W.E.B. Du Bois Virtual University. Ms. Wager holds a M.A. in African Studies from Ohio State University and a M.A. in Communication and Technology from Georgetown University. This is her second documentary on Venezuela. Her first, Hij@s de Bolivar, was shot in the months immediately following the 2002 coup.

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