See The Truth for Yourself
A long weekend over the U.S.-Mexico Border teaches students immigration facts, empathy mapping, laws and policy, documentary skills and civic action.
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Witness the U.S.-Mexico Border
Travelers share their experiences and insights after traveling to the San Diego/Tijuana Border with Peace Works Travel.
A Message to My Kids
“Nothing bad lasts for 100 years” – Moises Cruz, Deported Father
Las Madres Perdidas
Resilience, love, and motherhood. This student made documentary short explores the real life effect that immigration policies have on families separated by the California/Mexico Border.
Small World – The U.S./Mexico Border
This short film focuses on the ups and downs of life blended between Mexico and the United States set to a rendition of “It’s a Small World” written to capture issues plaguing the U.S/Mexico Border.
Friendship Park -The U.S./Mexico Border
The only place along the US/Mexico Border where families can come together across the border line. Families cannot hug or hold hands, only touch fingers through the chicken wire. For families separated by a border, this is the only way they can see their loved ones.
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Mario – Deported U.S Veteran
“You gotta believe that something good is gonna end up happening…Things are gonna change.” – Mario Dela Cruz
Born in Mexico and raised in the United States, he was willing to give his life for his country. He is now separated from his family, his friends, and his home. This is one out of many deported U.S veterans.
Beyond The Wall – The U.S./Mexico Border
There is more to the story than the headlines and the rhetoric. In this student made documentary, deportees are given a platform to tell their side of the story.
Gray Areas – The U.S./Mexico Border
The U.S/Mexico Border- a gray area in a world that doesn’t like gray areas. Through connecting with people who have lived on both sides, find the humanity and the truth of the complexities that surround U.S immigration policies and practices.
Voz Libre – The U.S./Mexico Border
An original song inspired by the voices of people living in Mexico after being deported from the United States.
Playas de Tijuana – The U.S./Mexico Border
A inspiring poem about the border fence that meets the sea, where names become prayers and where the worst place to be is here and not there. A site of often-emotional encounters between deportees and their loved ones separated by a mesh-steel fence.