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The Fabric of America

Alyssa Berrios, Merry Hailegeorgies, Gabe Hoekman, Verite Igiraneza, Avi Krishan, Sophie Lucarelli, Juliet Marschall, Juan Ortiz
United States, 2017, 8 min.

In English.

It's a tough time to be an immigrant in America. Raids against new residents are on the rise, as are deportations that lead to families and communities being torn apart. This film explores the many sides and issues underlying the complex and controversial issue of immigration reform.

Director's Statement

This film was produced by 8 high school students in Montgomery County, Maryland. The film was created over a 5-week period in the summer of 2017 through a program with Gandhi Brigade Youth Media. Students chose this important topic, not only because of it's national relevance, but because many of them are directly affected by immigration issues.

Category: Documentary.
Themes: Immigration, Community, Human Rights, Politics, Youth, IndieYouth.