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Of all the issues dividing the United States in 2023, immigration tops the list. So, it’s not surprising that many filmmakers have viewed this perennially relevant topic as a rich source of storytelling for decades. Now, director Kevin Casanova Abrams—in collaboration with screenwriter Claire Audrey Aguayo—adds one more heartbreaking account to that list with Marisol (a coming-of-age film that is set to take on the big screen on September 1).… read more.
Co-directors Cristina Ibarra and Alex Rivera’s docu-thriller The Infiltrators (available in virtual cinemas May 1) tells the true story of young immigrants who are detained by Border Patrol and thrown into a shadowy for-profit detention center— on purpose. With the current political turmoil, uncertainty, COVID-19 and immigration changes, this film shows us that if we are strong enough to fight the system together, we can succeed.… read more.