The Other Side of the Border


60m 1987

Brief Synopsis

A documentary which provides a look at the illegal immigration of Mexicans into the United States, and how the problem spans the vineyards of California to the assembly lines of the Northeast. The program tells the human story of two families of immigrants from the same Mexican village, Tiquicheo,

Film Details

Also Known As
Other Side of the Border
Release Date
1987

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Synopsis

A documentary which provides a look at the illegal immigration of Mexicans into the United States, and how the problem spans the vineyards of California to the assembly lines of the Northeast. The program tells the human story of two families of immigrants from the same Mexican village, Tiquicheo, in the state of Michoacan, where poverty is the rule and young people in the prime of their life look to "El Norte" as the only way to better their families.

Film Details

Also Known As
Other Side of the Border
Release Date
1987

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

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