Don't Tell Anyone (No Le Digas a Nadie)

PBS Premiere: Sept. 21, 2015Check the broadcast schedule »


Directed by
Mikaela Shwer

Katie O'Rourke
Alexandra Nikolchev
Mikaela Shwer

Mikaela Shwer

Director of Photography
Arianna Lapenne

Benjamin Messelbeck

Associate Producers
Hannah Rothfield
Esther Merono

Supervising Producer
Steven Bennett

Cinematography by
Autumn Eakin

Additional Cinematography
Michael Beach Nichols
Mikaela Shwer
Ben Mears
Graham Wade
Chris Doody
Christopher Kyle Walker
Chih Hsuan Liang
Alexandra Nikolchev

Christopher Kyle Walker

Supervising Editors
Erik Dugger
Sonia Gonzalez-Martinez

Additional Editing
Michael Beach Nichols
Paola Gutierrez Ortiz
Ema Yamazaki
Eric Carden

Assistant Editor
Scott Steinhilber

Consulting Editors
Lishin Yu
Penelope Falk

Chelsea Carpenter
Ben Fine

ACE & Son Moving Picture Moving Co., LLC.

Production Sound
Alexandra Nikolchev
Joshua Woltermann
Joe Duva

Production Assistants
Marco Vinicio Galaviz
Kai Magnus Mcneill
Valentina Di Donato

Post Production Facility
Prime Focus NYC

Post Production Producers
Melissa Mamatos
Alex Laviola

Sound Effects Editor
Kevin Wilson

Sound Mixer
Kevin Wilson
Paul Levin

Eric Alvarado

Online Editor
David Gauff


Mary Ann Keeler
Mari Keeler Cornwell
Mariana Salem
Cristina Esteras Ortiz
Arianna Shwer
Clarita Liepolt

Mary Ann Keeler

Additional Grant Writer
Nat Rosa

Archival Photos And Footage
James Keivom/NY Daily News (via Getty Images)
Latina Magazine
Nbcuniversal Archives
Victo Ngai

Original Music Written and Performed by Benjamin Messelbeck

Additional Music

"Denny's Drive"
Written by Robert Davis
Performed by Robert Davis
Michael Hilewitz and Benjamin Messelbeck

"Wue Nadie Sepa Mi Sufrir"
Written by Enrique Dizeo and Ángel Cabral
Performed by La Sonora Dinamita
Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
Sunflower Entertainment Group

"¿Pá Que Vuelves?"
Performed by Orquesta Tabaco y Ron

Written by: H. Rivera
© Ambiente Latino Music Publishing (ASCAP)
Master Courtesy of The Pico Blvd Group O/B/O Dimelo! Records

Barbara Karen

Legal Services
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC

Insurance Services
C&s International Insurance Brokers, Inc
Franklin Case Agency, LLC

Erik Kieckhafer
Jon Minor

Still Photographer
Mari Keeler Cornwell

Poster Design

Special Thanks
Angy Rivera
Maria Yolanda Rivera
Luis Diaz
Saul Diaz
Gabriela Rivera
Melissa Garcia Velez
Viviana Gabriela Sanchez
Juliana Perez Calle
Tomas Ipzam Vega
New York State Youth Leadership Council
Atlas: DIY
La Casa Azul Bookstore
Ric Burns
Bonnie Lafave
Linda Patterson

Fiscal Sponsor

Funding Provided by
The Fledgling Fund
The Shwer Family
The O'Rourke Family
And others. A Complete List Available at PBS.

Don't Tell Anyone (No Le Digas a Nadie) is a Co-Production of Portret Films, American Documentary | POV and Independent Television Service (ITVS) in Association with Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB) with Major Funding Provided by The Corporation For Public Broadcasting (CPB).

Executive Producers for American Documentary | POV
Simon Kilmurry
Chris White

Executive Producer For ITVS
Sally Jo Fifer

Executive Producer for LPB
Sandie Viquez Pedlow

This program was produced by Portret Films which is solely responsible for its content.

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