“Behind Closed Doors”
Estela opens her video with animation that looks like her class on Zoom. Why do you think she chose to introduce her story this way? How do you think it affects her Covid story?
At the end of the animated segment, Estela provides a series of short biographical statements that begin “I am . . . ,” along with photos at these different stages of her life. What effect does this have on the viewer?
For the last part of Estela’s story, she returns to an animated format for a conversation with her mom. What do you notice about the language she uses? Where is the focus now? How does it compare with her opening? What is the message?