Posted by Jean Jessup on Tuesday, May 29, 2012,
A SISTER'S CALL, by Rebecca Shaper and Kyle Tekiela, was one of the most surprising, amazingly profound and personally triggering documentaries I have ever seen. The film description and trailers do not do it justice. I will try not to create any spoilers but it's easy to understand that a family member's problems are never unrelated to the rest of the family. As the film unfolded I was amazed at what was revealed. My family experience was so similar in many ways and after the film I wa... Continue reading ...
Posted by Jean Jessup on Wednesday, May 2, 2012,
Two Americans was the first film I attended during the film festival. I expected to learn something about immigration and my current home state, Arizona. But I learned way more than I expected. This film is a great introduction to the underlying corruption that pervades immigration policy in Arizona.
All sides to the Arizona immigration issue were shown; what it fells like to be the enforcer of immigration laws and what it feels like to be an undocumented immigrant in Phoenix, AZ. This f... Continue reading ...