Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Latin American Immigration Documentary and Discussion

September 2nd, 2010
7:00 PM

Location
Tulane University
Greenleaf Conference Room
Jones Hall 100A

The Office of Multicultural Affairs, Episcopal Chapel of the Holy Spirit, and the Stone Center for Latin American Studies present, Wetback: the Undocumented Documentary with discussion moderated by Dr. James Huck.

Description: ‘€œA feature length documentary that follows several migrants from Central America and Mexico on an extraordinary and extremely dangerous journey to North America. The film begins in Nicaragua and takes the viewer on a journey through five borders. Border control tightens as the migrants move North. Gangs in Mexico and vigilante groups in the USA are some of the perils the migrants might have to face on their way to the American Dream.‘€ (87 minutes).

For more information please contact Madeline Shelton at madeline.shelton@gmail.com.

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