Ashley Solis is a high school senior who must divide her time between school and supporting her family as a second- generation Mexican American. Located in a California working class town, the harshness of agricultural labor in the strawberry fields shares a stark contrast with the beautiful nature and relationship to her spiritual ancestral up bringing. Director Emily Cohen Ibáñez documents Ashley’slifeguided by the spirit world through her hard shipsand joys in modern America.
A Mexican-American teenage farm worker dreams of graduating highschool, when ICE raids in her community threaten to separate her family and force her to become her family’s breadwinner. Fruits of Labor is a lyrical, coming-of-age documentary feature aboutadolescence, nature and the ancestors.