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CROSSING ARIZONA premieres in San Francisco April 14th
Date Friday April 14
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
ROXIE Film Center
3117 16th St. Valencia
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorDan DeVivo
Critically acclaimed US/Mexico Border Documentary, CROSSING ARIZONA, premieres in San Francisco April 14th @ ROXIE

With Americans on all sides of the issue up in arms, and Congress embroiled in a knock-down-drag-out policy battle over how to move forward, only one film tells the story of how we got where we are today. CROSSING ARIZONA shook audiences at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival and now it will have it’s US theatrical premiere at the Roxie Film Center in San Francisco on April 14th.

CROSSING ARIZONA is an up-to-the-moment look at the hotly debated issues of illegal immigration and border security on the U.S./Mexico border. Heightened security along the Texas and California borders funnels an estimated 4,500 illegal migrants, most traveling on foot, into remote sectors of the Arizona desert on a daily basis. The perilous journey, which can take up to four days, has led to the deaths of thousands of migrants. The influx of migrants and rising death toll has elicited impassioned responses and complicated feelings about human rights, culture, class and national security. Through the eyes of frustrated ranchers, local activists, desperate migrants, and the Minutemen who've become darlings of the national media, CROSSING ARIZONA reveals the surprising political stances people take when immigration and border policy fails everyone.

Premiere show times at the Roxie will be Friday April 14th 7 & 9PM.
The Filmmakers and Arizona Border Activists will be present on opening night and Saturday April 15th 7 & 9 PM

http://www.crossingAZ.com
Added to the calendar on Thursday Apr 6th, 2006 6:57 PM

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