1. Flor de Muertos (Flower of the Dead) examines the cross-cultural collisions regarding death along the US and Mexico border, commencing with the Mexican celebration of the Dia de los Muertos and ending with the All Souls Procession when 20,000 locals turn out in skull face to rattle through the streets of downtown Tucson, Arizona, to remember, honor, and dance with the dead. Flor de Muertos - the Aztec Marigold, 'Cempasuchil'- the scent of marigolds forms a path the souls of the dead can follow back to the living on the annual Day of the Dead. Part documentary, part concert film, Flor, features acclaimed Americana/alternative band Calexico, playing a concert in the historic Rialto Theater to their hometown audience. Desert rat journalist Charles Bowden, who has roamed the borderlands in search of an elusive truth for decades, author Margaret Regan, artist Salvador Duran and others, comment on the insanity of American immigration policies...

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  2. “A DREAM A Part” is a short film about five Asian undocumented students and their lives living in the United States. These students are actively fighting for the passage of the DREAM Act, a piece of pending bi-partisan legislation that would provide undocumented students that arrived in the US before the age of 16 a pathway to legalization if they attend two years of college or serve two years of the military. These students are involved in ASPIRE (Asian Students Promoting Immigrant Rights through Education), the first and only undocumented Asian Pacific Islander youth group.

    ASPIRE is a program of the Asian Law Caucus. The Asian Law Caucus is the nation’s first legal and civil rights organization serving the low-income Asian Pacific American communities. Its mission is to promote, advance, and represent the legal and civil rights of the Asian and Pacific Islander communities.

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  3. "Tony & Janina's American Wedding"
    Directed by Ruth Leitman
    4 minute trailer in English
    Film World Premiere 10/10/10
    @ The Chicago International Film Festival

    For More Information:
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    To Take Action:
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  4. TIPMovie.com Possibly one of the most important films of the Century.

    After encountering an immigrant crossing the Arizona desert, Emmy Award Winner and Filmmaker Lourdes Lee Vasquez set out to understand why people would risk their lives to come to the U.S.. Her quest takes a shocking twist when she musters enough courage to cross the line at a protest and has an encounter with whom she believed was her enemy.

    From there on her journey, spanning 7 years searching for answers and solutions to this complex social issue, takes her and the audience to places never before considered in the immigration debate. THE IMMIGRATION PARADOX is a feature length documentary that exposes the missing information to the immigration issue by interviewing an array of people from various backgrounds, which include economics, sociology, philosophy, history, policy, and activism. This documentary will move you beyond the villain or victim scenario, the heated rhetoric and sensationalism to reveal the bigger picture.

    No matter what your viewpoints or beliefs are regarding this deeply emotional issue; the information exposed in THE IMMIGRATION PARADOX will surely leave you shocked.

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  5. Please share this with friends and people you love InvisibleParents.eu
    Launched: Nov 5th 2012

    Directed by Mike Buonaiuto
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    Music: 'In Your Arms' by Craig Sutherland
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    Voiceover: Kate Hollowood / Sound Disposition
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    Cast: Garry Mannion | Jessica Hopes | James McGregor

    Editor / Director of Photography: Arthur Lewin
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    Executive Producers: Amber Christina Phillips / Gregor Schmidinger
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    Behind The Scenes: Sam Milletti / Michael Sweeney
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    Web Design / Development: Bradley Hall
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    Online Marketing:
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    For help or advice:
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