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CANCELED Film Screening: "The Infiltrators" at the MMFF

Event Details

April 22, 2020
8:15 pm

Isenberg School of Management

Room: 137

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
Contact:
Shawn Shimpach
This event is canceled.
 
The 27th Annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival presents a screening of The Infiltrators (2019, Cristina Ibarra & Alex Rivera, USA, 95 min, in English).
 
What can a group of undocumented immigrants in the United States do against the abuses of the for-profit immigrant detention system? A hybrid of cinematic approaches, The Infiltrators, directed by Cristina Ibarra and Sundance award winner Alex Rivera, combines vital documentary filmmaking with a gripping human-rights thriller in this true story of immigrant detention and deportation. With equal parts laughter, fear, outrage, and courage, the film follows a group of visionary Dreamers and activists, bringing us into their circle and into increasing peril alongside them on a high-stakes mission for justice.
 
Co-director Alex Rivera will be present.
 
Introduction by David Hernández (Mount Holyoke College)
 
Co-sponsored by Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social - Five College Chapter.
 
Festival Director: Shawn Shimpach.
 
Festival Co-Curator: Daniel Pope.

Event Category

Film Film Screening