THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WALL
(Al otro lado del muro, Pau Ortiz, Mexico/Spain, 2017, 68 min. In Spanish with English subtitles)
Winner of the Best International Documentary Award at the Hot Docs Film Festival and the Chicago Film Festival, The Other Side of the Wall tells the story of Honduran teenagers Rocío and Ale, who are left with no choice but to play the role of both mother and father to their two younger siblings after their mother is sentenced to 10 years in a Mexican prison on questionable charges. As apprehensions about the future intensify, Ale must make the difficult decision between keeping the family together in Mexico or breaking them apart to cross the US border for work.
Screening to be followed by a conversation with Professor Daniel Mendiola (CLACS)., moderated by Shamina de Gonzaga, Executive Director, WCPUN and co-founder/facilitator, Indocumentales.
Monday, September 16, 6:30pm
King Juan Carlos I Center at New York University
53 Washington Square South, New York City
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