Life on the Line

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Showing In

OF KITES AND BORDERS
Roxie Theatre Sun, Jun 8, 2014 2:30 PM
Through the eyes of four working children in the city of Tijuana, we see the daily struggles of children living on the US-Mexico border. Eddie is a teen who smuggles immigrants into the United States, Carmela is a nine-year old who works in the city dump and dreams about going to school. And brothers Adrián and Fernando don wrestling masks to perform matches at busy intersections in order to support their family. Screens with Life on the Line. - JM
OF KITES AND BORDERS
Oakland School for the Arts Sun, Jun 15, 2014 12:30 PM
Through the eyes of four working children in the city of Tijuana, we see the daily struggles of children living on the US-Mexico border. Eddie is a teen who smuggles immigrants into the United States, Carmela is a nine-year old who works in the city dump and dreams about going to school. And brothers Adrián and Fernando don wrestling masks to perform matches at busy intersections in order to support their family. Screens with Life on the Line. - JM
Film Info
Director:Sally Rubin and Jen Gilomen
Running Time:28
Country:USA
Year of Release:2014
Premiere:Northern California Premiere

Description

After fifteen years of living undocumented in the U.S., teenage Kimberly Torrez finds herself living on the other side of the border in Nogales, Sonora. Her mother Vanessa became stuck in Mexico after visiting her dying mother and now Kimberly must cross the border each day so that she can still attend school in the US. Her father maintains US citizenship, but he is out of work and in need of a liver transplant so they desperately need the mother to get a Visa.