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Film: Wetback: The Undocumented Documentary
Date Friday September 01
Time 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location Details
BROWN BERETS MEETING ROOM
406 Main Street Suite 408b
(Behind Ritmo Latino Music Store)
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorWATSONVILLE BROWN BERETS
EmailBROWNBERETS [at] MSN.COM
The film shows the issue of immigration into the U.S. from the perspective of the undocumented worker

Film Screening:

WATSONVILLE BROWN BERETS PRESENT

Wetback: The Undocumented Documentary

tells the real story of immigration to the United States. Filmmaker Arturo Perez Torres follows in the footsteps of two friends traveling over land from Nicaragua to the U.S. The film shows the issue of immigration into the U.S. from the perspective of the undocumented worker. It reveals the poverty that drives workers across the U.S. bordera poverty that causes them to literally risk life and limb to provide for their families that they leave behind. The film is about survival that drives immigrants to travel thousands of miles, facing Mexican police and gangs and the Border Patrol and the vigilantes in the U.S. 97min. 2005

“Wetback” cuenta la historia verdadera sobre inmigración en los Estados Unidos. El cineasta Arturo Pérez Tores sigue los pasos de dos de sus amigos, viajando por Nicaragua hasta los Estados Unidos. Esta película nos habla sobre los problemas de inmigración hacia los Estados Unidos desde el punto de vista de trabajadores indocumentados. Nos revela la pobreza que obliga a trabajadores a cruzar la frontera entre México y Estados Unidos— Una pobreza que causa que los inmigrantes pongan en riesgo sus vidas para proveer para sus familias que dejan atrás en sus países. Esta película es sobre como sobrevivir, lo cual lleva a muchos inmigrantes a viajar miles de millas, a enfrentarse a la Policía Mexicana, Pandillas, la migra y los vigilantes en los Estados Unidos. 97 min. 2005

6PM FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 1, 2006
BROWN BERETS MEETING ROOM
406 Main Street Suite 408b
(Behind Ritmo Latino Music Store)

DOCUMENTARY FOLLOWED BY LA PENA DE WAZTLANCO
FOOD, DANCE, MUSIC, POETRY AND FIRME GENTE!

http://www.opencityworks.com/wetback
http://WWW.BROWNBERETS.INFO
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