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La Frontera

Every year, hundreds of people perish -- from hypothermia, heatstroke and dehydration — attempting to cross the desert spanning the U.S. Mexico border. Rafael Hernandez has made it his life’s work to rescue those in dying on in the border.

Commissioned and originally published on NBC's Left Field


Director: Ilie Mitaru

Producer: Gerardo del Valle 

DP: Kenny Suleimanagich, Ilie Mitaru

Edits: Ilie mitaru, Gerardo del Valle 

Color: Michael Dwass