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Film Screening

S.E.B. Documentary Film Screening: “Border South”

Compton Union Building
Auditorium (doors open at 5:30pm)
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About the event

BORDER SOUTH is directed by Raúl O. Paz-Pastrana, who over the course of five years filmed the migrant routes from southern Mexico to the U.S. Mexico Border. The film highlights Gustavo Lopez Quiroz, a Nicaraguan migrant trying to cross into America through Mexico, and Jason De León, a US anthropologist seeking traces of others who never made it. Paz-Pastrana assembles 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.