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  • The One Who Builds

    The One Who Builds

    Televisions around America light up every night with the news of people displaced by war, famine and political unrest. The struggles of refugees are often seen as a distant problem, […]

     
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  • A giant paradox in a vast valley

    A giant paradox in a vast valley

    by Eladio Bobadilla I arrived in the San Joaquin Valley about a week ago. Almost immediately upon arriving in the valley, one begins to realize this is a unique place, […]

     
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  • The Changing Conversation about “Illegal Immigrants”

    The Changing Conversation about “Illegal Immigrants”

    June 28, 2014 I am back in North Carolina this week, getting ready for my main research trip to California’s Central Valley, where I will speak to women and men […]

     
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  • Brother Towns

    Brother Towns

    Brother Towns Brother Towns/Pueblos Hermanos tells the story of two towns linked by immigration, family, and work: Jacaltenango, a highland Maya town in Guatemala; and Jupiter, a coastal resort town […]

     
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  • Wetback: The Undocumented Documentary

    Wetback: The Undocumented Documentary

    Wetback: The Undocumented Documentary  Wetback follows undocumented migrant workers from their home in Nicaragua across Central America and Mexico to the U.S.-Mexican border, meeting many other migrants along the way. They […]

     
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  • The Betrayal (Nerakhoon)

    The Betrayal (Nerakhoon)

    The Betrayal (Nerakhoon)  Filmed over the course of 23 years, The Betrayal (Nerakhoon) is the epic story of a Lao soldier family’s journey from war-torn Laos to New York City. Co-directed by […]

     
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  • I for India

    I for India

    I for India  A bittersweet time capsule of alienation, discovery, racism and belonging, this is a chronicle of immigration in Britain, as seen through the eyes of one Asian family […]

     
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  • R!C!A! Film Screening: The Undocumented

    R!C!A! Film Screening: The Undocumented

    The Undocumented (88 minutes) with Director Marco Williams. This film tells the story of migrant deaths along the Arizona-Mexico border and reveals the ongoing impact of immigration laws and economic policies […]

     
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  • R!C!A! Film Screening: The First Year

    R!C!A! Film Screening: The First Year

    The First Year (80 minutes) Five young teachers in Los Angeles public schools are followed through their first year of teaching in some of the U.S.’s toughest elementary, middle and high […]

     
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  • Transnational North Korea and Northeast Asia: Migration and Urbanization Workshop

    Transnational North Korea and Northeast Asia: Migration and Urbanization Workshop

    Workshop in conjunction with Transnational Film Series. Includes a Conversation with Filmmaker Zhang Lu. Screenings and Q&A sessions with Zhang Lu precede the workshop.

     
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