AMERICA FIRST: THE LEGACY OF AN IMMIGRATION RAID Short Film, Audience Feedback LA Female Festival

AMERICA FIRST: THE LEGACY OF AN IMMIGRATION RAID, 40min., USA, Documentary

Directed by Almudena Toral & Andrea Patiño Contreras

It’s been a decade since Postville, a small town in Iowa, suffered the largest immigration raid at a worksite in U.S. history: 389 immigrants were arrested in the biggest kosher meatpacking plant in the country. As Donald Trump revives some aspects of George W. Bush’s immigration enforcement policies, the Postville experience sheds light on the impact, efficiency and repercussions of massive worksite raids.

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Tony McClean Nepal Trust Short Film, Audience Feedback LA Female Festival

TONY MCCLEAN NEPAL TRUST, 8min., Documentary

Directed by Hayley Thom

Tony McClean’s life was tragically cut short when he died in the canyoning disaster at Mangatepopo, New Zealand on 15 April 2008. Later, the details of an ambitious vision for helping the people of Nepal was found on his laptop. We follow Tony’s sister, Hannah, as she heads back to Nepal 10 years later to connect with the people Tony wanted to help. The Tony McClean Nepal Trust is working to make his vision a reality.

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Nina Saiza Short Film, Audience Feedback LA Female Festival

NINA SAIZA, 6min., USA, Drama/Family

Directed by Yangfang (Frances) Chen

Rachel March, a 12 year old girl, suspects that her piano teacher, Nina Saiza, has had an affair with her father. Things become more complicated after she finds out that her piano teacher actually has a wedding ring…

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English Lessons Short Film, Audience Feedback LA Female Festival

 

ENGLISH LESSONS, 16min., USA, Drama/Family

Directed by Yimin Gu

An American woman haunted by the past has to overcome her trauma to save her 8-year-old Chinese student from the student’s abusive father

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