Item Details

Wetback [videorecording]: The Undocumented Documentary

Open City Works ; produced by Heather Haynes ; written and directed by Arturo Pérez Torres ; Canada Council for the Arts
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
"Filmmaker Arturo Pérez Torres follows in the footsteps of two friends traveling on an extraordinary and extremely dangerous journey from Central America to North America. On their journey they encounter gangs and vigilantes, as well as border patrol. But these immigrants navigate real-life nightmares with uncanny calm, grace and even humor in their pursuit of a better life."--Container.
Director
Arturo Pérez Torres
Release Date
2004
Run Time
91 min.
Language
In English & Spanish; optional English and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
Notes
  • Originally produced as a documentary in 2004.
  • Special feature: interview with director Arturo Pérez Torres (4 min.).
Variant Title
Title from Spanish language subtitiles: Mojado, el documental indocumentado
Undocumented documentary
Wet back
ISBN
9781426290688, 1426290683
Credits
Editor, Julia Blua ; cinematography, Felipe Rodriguez ; music, Roko Citroen.
Published
[Washington, D.C.] : National Geographic ; [2004]
Publisher no.
G75186 National Geographic
Description
1 videodisc (91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, NTSC; region 1; Dolby Digital; letterbox.
Technical Details
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