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A BETTER LIFE

(Chris Weitz, US 2011, 98 min., 35mm)
Set in contemporary East Los Angeles the film, whose plot partially parallels that of Bicycle Thief, sympathetically depicts experiences of undocumented Mexican immigrants including manual labor, schools, gangs, family, ICE and deportation. 27 more words

Drama

Limpiadores (2015)

Directed by: Fernando González Mitjáns
Running Time: 25 min
Starring:  

Website: N/a

Synopsis: Before professors and students arrive for their morning classes at some of London’s most prestigious universities, these are the people who are finishing work. 60 more words

Documentary

If You Could Walk In My Shoes (2015)

Directed by: Ricardo E. Causo
Running Time: 27 min
Starring:  

Website: N/a

Synopsis: Roberto Marquez is an artisan from Ecuador, who immigrated to the United States over 14 years ago. 68 more words

Documentary

Who is Dayani Cristal (2013)

Directed by:  Marc Silver
Running Time: 1hr 25 min
Starring: N/A

Website: http://whoisdayanicristal.com/

Synopsis: An anonymous body in the Arizona desert sparks the beginning of a real-life human drama. 24 more words

Documentary

Sacco and Vanzetti (2007)

Directed by: Peter Miller
Running Time: 1 hr 34 min
Starring: N/A

Website: http://www.montereymedia.com/nogodnomaster/

Synopsis: The story of two Italian immigrant radicals who were executed in 1927 offers insights into present-day issues of civil liberties and the rights of immigrants.

Documentary

Senorita Extraviada (2001)

Directed by: Lourdes Portillo
Running Time: 74 min
Starring: N/A

Website: http://www.wmm.com/filmcatalog/pages/c579.shtml

Synopsis: SENORITA EXTRAVIADA, MISSING YOUNG WOMAN tells the haunting story of the more than 350 kidnapped, raped and murdered young women of Juárez, Mexico. 125 more words

Documentary

THE JUDGEMENT (2014)

Dir. Stephan Komandarev/Bulgaria/2014/107 min SATURDAY 24 SEPTEMBER 17:30
The waves of migrants or refugees being smuggled across our borders are now daily news. But how do these people make it to Europe through often hostile and unforgiving terrain? 87 more words

Drama