Film Screening

Saturday, February 21, 2009
From the Other Side

Part of Chantal Akerman

From the Other Side

Date + Time

Saturday, February 21, 2009
3:00 p.m.

Overview

2002, 99 min.

In this documentary, Akerman examines the dualistic nature of illegal immigration, presenting long static shots of the land on both sides of the U.S.–Mexican border and shifting between interviews with officials and interviews with relatives of people who have made the crossing.

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Image: Chantal Akerman, From The Other Side (still), 2002; photo courtesy of Icarus Films

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