Which Way Home

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7:00 PM, Friday, November 8, 2019
Location: Wedgwood, Seattle, WA (click for map)

“Which Way Home” (in Spanish with English subtitles) As the U.S. continues to build a wall between itself and Mexico, “Which Way Home” shows the personal side of immigration through the eyes of children who face harrowing dangers with enormous courage and resourcefulness as they endeavor to make it to the U.S. The film follows several unaccompanied child migrants as they journey through Mexico en route to the U.S. on a freight train they call The Beast. Director Rebecca Cammisa (Sister Helen) tracks the stories of children like Olga and Freddy, nine-year old Hondurans who are desperately trying to reach their families in Minnesota; Jose, a ten-year-old El Salvadoran who has been abandoned by smugglers and ends up alone in a Mexican detention center; and Kevin, a canny, streetwise 14-year-old Honduran, fleeing an abusive stepfather, and whose mother hopes that he will reach New York City and send money back to his family.

These are stories of hope and courage, disappointment and sorrow. They are the ones you never hear about — the invisible ones.

An unflinching look at the world of Central American child migrants.”
The Wall Street Journal

“If a library can only purchase one film about immigration, this is the perfect choice.”
School Library Journal

Release Year: 2009

Running Time: 83 min

Director: Rebecca Cammisa

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    #1 cookie 5 November, 2019, 20:35

    looks real.will be seeing this Friday 8th Nov at Wedgewood-LOL

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