They, their managers, record labels, and publishing houses were behind this project from the beginning, and we thank them for donating their work to this project. The views of some of the immigrants, their families, immigrants and various Mexican politician's views are presented. Most of the people rely on crops for their income, but due to the decrease on the price for their crops, many families are struggling to make ends meet. The Other Side of Immigration is therefore just as much a film about social norms, global markets, agricultural policy, well-intentioned political goals, corruption, brotherhood, children, families, income multipliers, difficult tradeoffs, and outside-the-box thinking as it is a film about immigration. See, the whole concept behind immigration, they make it seem so bad but in actuality these people just want to make a better life.
This is a film for everyone. He tells about the other people of the road, discussing the possessions that they attempt to carry with them. How do I invite the director to present and discuss the film at my university, conference, or event? The Other Side of the Hedge After reading the first few paragraphs, The Other Side of the Hedge, by E. Germano interviewed many types of people: small farmers, return migrants, small business owners, fathers and mothers, community leaders, and local politicians. His other documentaries include A Mexican Sound and the Vice News series Immigrant America. Therefore, they have no other choice but to go to the United States. Cited: The Other Side of Immigration.
What topics are covered in the film? In the story, the narrator travels on a long, dusty road that seems to have no end. Purpose Perspectives A few side of the issue is addressed in the movie. Mexico could be seen as a country that has enormous potential for development. To reiterate, it is a good idea to channel the money going into building fences to investing in Mexico which would in turn create opportunities and ultimately prevent illegal immigrants coming into the country. However, this might be easier said than done. If we are trying to look for a solution to this problem we need to educate ourselves and others about the matter so we take the right measures. In addition to this, the corruption within the Mexican government worsened the problem whereby subsidies were given to favored individuals.
The Other Side of Immigration has been an official selection at over a dozen film festivals and screened at more than 100 universities, conferences, and community events. Lastly, it talks about the aspect of a war having to be a last resort. If on the other hand, the problem is addressed at the source, illegal immigration could be stopped for good. This so that the producer can give multiple point of views to demonstrate the issue at hand. Free trade had brought these rural farmers to its knees since cheaper good were being imported from the United States.
The first half of the documentary explores the social, economic, and political causes of migration. The average household income for. The Other Side of Immigration was named a. Are interviews that were conducted in English subtitled in Spanish? Frequently Asked Questions What is this film about? Claims The documentary claims that the cause of Mexican immigration to the U. . Originally produced as a documentary motion picture in 2009.
Some of those criteria include having no just cause. It calmly tells the viewer of the issue without overreacting or over stating the issue. The devaluation of the peso is a major hindrance for future investors. Six states—California, New York, Texas, Florida, New Jersey, and Illinois—which have only 38 percent of the nation's total population, account for three-fourths of the immigrant population Camarota 18. Prior research shows that the United States already has spies and investigators in Iraq at the time and there were no signs or reason to believe they had weapons of mass destruction since the mid-1900s. It would be no surprise to me to see his work as a source of inspiration for policy makers on both sides of the border.
The perspectives that were not seen in the video were of those who oppose immigration, the immigrant's children, Americans politicians, and the American people. He told me his older brother always told him about how great it would be to live in. Based on over 700 interviews in Mexican towns where about half the population has left to work in the United States, The Other Side of Immigration asks why so many Mexicans come to the U. The E-mail message field is required. Free trade had brought these rural farmers to its knees since cheaper good were being imported from the United States. Men and women from little towns in Mexico whom Roy Germano met somewhat randomly while conducting research for his Ph. He is the author of published in 2018 by Oxford University Press.
This may stimulate the Mexican economy which is good for them but an adverse effect it places on United States is that it generates greater momentum for more Mexicans to cross the border. When a war is waged on an intention that is unethical or wrong, it is considered unjust. It was made without influence or funding from studios, corporations, interest groups, foundations, or any other institution. Germano wanted to keep the focus on the everyday people who live and struggle with this phenomenon--the real immigration experts. Please contact your librarian today requesting that they purchase a copy.
This element of isolation among the general population of indigenous peoples in North America has a pronounced effect which is continued through the passiveness of Pete. Factors such as this are more than enough to attract potential investors but one thing that is of hindrance is the value of the peso. The allegory is about man's life journey toward the ultimate goal of heaven. It is an understatement to say that the film has made me think. The Other Side of Immigration is an independent film in the truest sense. Because the United States is such an attractive country, for it provides opportunity and prosperity, many people who live in less fortunate countries legally and illegally migrate to the United States.
Performer s : Interviews conducted by Roy Germano ; interviewees, Alejo Froylán Guzmán, Maria Elena Macías Sánchez, Artemio Díaz Figueroa, Agustín Cisnero Rincón, Francisco Vanegas, Carolina Coria Rueda, Javier García. After spending some time researching immigration I came across a lot of opinions, some positive and some negative. The novel The Other Side of the Bridge by Mary Lawson delves into the coming of age of a boy named Ian as he experiences the trials of the transition from adolescence into adulthood. It is a perspective rarely seen by Americans. The boy from the small Northern Ontario town of Struan interacts with a variety characters in the secluded, tight-knit community, with the most prominent of them being his childhood friend Pete. Obviously, Unites States would experience a huge influx of immigrants both legal and illegal entering the country.