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American Made

by Sharat Raju and Marcus Cano

American Made confronts issues of tradition, faith, conformity and sacrifice when a Sikh American family is stranded in the desert on their way to the Grand Canyon.

Independent Lens

The City (La Ciudad)

by David Riker

Eliciting hope, The City (La Ciudad) is the narrative story of Latin American immigrants seeking community in a large, impersonal city.

Cosmopolitan

by Jason Orans

Starring Carol Kane and Roshan Seth, this romantic comedy tells the story of an East Indian immigrant who turns to pop culture as he tries to reinvent his life and woo the girl next door.

Independent Lens

Goodbye Solo

by Ramin Bahrani

An elderly man hires Solo, a Senegalese cab driver, to drive him to a mountaintop in North Carolina where he plans to commit suicide.

Independent Lens

Iraqi Exodus

by Paul Mitchell and Tania Rakhmanova

The staggering refugee crisis unfolding in the Middle East as Iraqis flee their war-torn homeland.

Global Perspectives Collection, Wide Angle

The Other Side

by Amyn Kaderali

A family struggles to escape a stark economic wasteland in hopes of immigrating illegally to a new land of opportunity.

FUTURESTATES

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Promised Land

by Joseph Lin

Refugees from the dystopian future are immigrating to the past, and citizen watch groups have formed to stop them. On his first “border patrol,” teenage Jackson must choose between his father’s principles and his own sense of humanity.

FUTURESTATES

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Refuge

by Mohammad Gorjestani

A cyber attack on the United States Immigration database puts Sonia at risk of being deported back to Iran. But remaining in the U.S. may come at a greater price than she’s willing to pay.

FUTURESTATES

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Sentenced Home

by Nicole Newnham and David Grabias

Raised as Americans in inner-city projects near Seattle, three young Cambodian men are deported back to Cambodia, caught between a tragic past and an uncertain future by a system that doesn't offer any second chances.

Global Voices, Independent Lens

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Tia and Marco

by Annie J. Howell

When a pregnant border patrol agent discovers an illegal immigrant child hiding in her home, she is forced to question her loyalty to a system of exclusion.

FUTURESTATES

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