Border South - Movie Screening

Event time: 
Friday, February 11, 2022 - 12:00am to Monday, February 14, 2022 - 11:55pm
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Event description: 

To stem the immigration tide, Mexico and the U.S. collaborate to crack down on migrants, forcing them into ever more dangerous territory.
Every year hundreds of thousands of migrants make their way along the trail running from southern Mexico to the US border. Gustavo’s gunshot wounds from Mexican police, which have achieved abundant press attention, might just earn him a ticket out of Nicaragua. Meanwhile anthropologist Jason De León painstakingly collects objects left behind by migrants on the trail, which have their own stories to tell. Fragmented stories from Hondurans crossing through southern Mexico assemble a vivid portrait of the thousands of immigrants who disappear along the trail.
BORDER SOUTH reveals the immigrants’ resilience, ingenuity, and humor as it exposes a global migration system that renders human beings invisible in life as well as death.
Directed by Raúl O. Paz Pastrana
Producers:Jason De León, Cecilia Girón Pérez, Raúl O. Paz Pastrana
Editor: Ellen Knechel
Cinematographer: Raúl O. Paz Pastrana
Sound Designer: Odín Acosta
Co-Producers: Ellen Knechel, John Doering-White
Composer: Ryan McTear
An Andar Films and Siendo Films Mexico-US Co-Production
The film will be available to stream on-demand from Friday February 11 to Monday February 14 (inclusive).