Between Borders: American Migrant Crisis

Which Way Home

Who is Dayani Cristal?

Most Shocking Second a Day Video

  • Year: 2014
  • Country: United Kingdom

Triumph at Carville: A Tale of Leprosy in the U.S.

HUMAN Extended Version Vol. 3

HUMAN Extended Version Vol. 2

HUMAN Extended Version Vol. 1

Raquel: a marked woman

  • Year: 2014 (US/Argentina)
  • Country: United States
  • Raquel's story is from another time, but resonates today. A mother, she was torn from her children and tricked into prostitution. In the early 20th century, thousands of Eastern European Jewish women were lured to Argentina and forced into prostitution. Others gave up. Not Raquel. Bravely, she exposed her oppressors.

BBC Syrian Uprising Documentary

  • Country: Syrian Arab Republic
  • Producer: BBC
  • At the frontlines of the Syrian conflict!

Honour - A Play by Dipti Mehta - Preview

  • Year: 2012
  • Country: India
  • Topics / Regions: Sex work, dance, India
  • From actress, dancer, cancer researcher, Dipti Mehta's Honour is a one-woman play about family life in the brothels in India.  Mehta is well known as the award winning lead actress from “Life! Camera Action”

     

     

Brooke Axtell's Domestic Violence Spoken Word at the 2015 Grammy's

  • Year: 2015
  • Country: United States
  • Topics / Regions: Domestic Violence
  • Poet, Survivor, Singer Brooke Elise Axtell featured on the 2015 Grammy's doing a spoken word on domestic violence and her experiences.  "Authentic love does not devalue another human being!"

Return of the Lost Boys of Sudan (BBC) - Full Length

  • Country: Sudan
  • Producer: BBC
  • Topics / Regions: East Africa, Refugees, Development, South Sudan
  • Three Lost Boys return to South Sudan as the newest country declares its independence.

We Women Warriors - Trailer

  • Year: 2012
  • Country: Colombia
  • Producer: Nicole Karsin
  • Topics / Regions: Colombia
  • A documentary that follows three native women who are caught in the crossfire of Colombia's warfare and who use nonviolent resistance to defend their people's survival.

Well Founded Fear - Full Length

  • Year: 2000
  • Country: United States
  • Producer: Michael Camerini and Shari Robertson
  • Topics / Regions: asylum law, immigration, U.S.
  • Excellent film, though a bit dated, on the unpredictable asylum system in the US.  It follows several individuals as they are interviewed by asylum officers.  I use this in several of my classes and it always has a significant impact on the students.

De Nadie

  • Year: 2005
  • Country: Mexico
  • The story of a Central American immigrant's difficult journey to the United States in search for a better life.

Patrick Stewart in Animated Film for Amnesty International