Borders and Barriers
Saturday, April 13, 1:15 PM
God Never Dies
Director: Barbara Cigarroa
Narrative, USA, 15 min.
The story of a mother struggling to raise her two children on her own.
Director: Yana Ugrekhelidze
Animation, Germany, 9 min.
The four routes that were taken by four children in order to escape an ethnical massacre.
Director: Javier Marco
Narrative, Spain, 10 min.
Far out at sea, a cell phone floating inside an air-tight bag starts to ring.
Scirocco: A Case Against Deportations
Director: Hannah Kirmes-Daly, Leonard Ermel
Animation, Italy, Tunisia, 6 min.
Based on the findings of investigative research in Tunis, the film portrays the story of one migrant, to show the impact of deportation policies.
Director: Claire Fowler
Narrative, USA, 14 min.
A female Lyft driver navigates the night shift in New York City while waiting to hear life-or-death news from her family in Syria.
The Cricket Kings Of Queens
Director: Hannah Keyser
Documentary, USA, 23 min.
An immigrant-heavy Queens school is a cricket powerhouse, despite being overcrowded and academically underperforming.