El Norte (The North)
Wednesday, October 12
Presented by: Vanderbilt Advocates for the Immigrant Community
USA, Mexico (1983) Dir: Gregory Nava. A brother and sister risk a life-and-death escape from Guatemala and cross into California in this musically and visually stunning film. Hailed as the first to approach the subject of undocumented workers in America where heroics or politics don’t get in the way, this fascinating story takes you inside the lives of two immigrants. Spanish and Mayan with English subtitles. Rated R. 141 mins. DVD.