MOVIE: The Immigration Paradox [Encore Presentation]

For those who might have missed the premiere at The Orpheum (raises hand).

THE IMMIGRATION PARADOX takes a critical and in depth look at one of the most divisive issues in human global history–immigration. After encountering an immigrant crossing the Arizona desert, Emmy Award Winner and Filmmaker Lourdes Lee Vasquez set out to understand why people would risk their lives to come to the U.S.. Her quest takes a shocking twist when she musters enough courage to cross the line at a protest and has an encounter with whom she believed was her enemy.

From there on her journey, spanning 7 years searching for answers and solutions to this complex social issue, takes her and the audience to places never before considered in the immigration debate. THE IMMIGRATION PARADOX is a feature length documentary that exposes the missing information to the immigration issue by interviewing an array of people from various backgrounds, which include economics, sociology, philosophy, history, policy, and activism. This documentary will move you beyond the villain or victim scenario, the heated rhetoric and sensationalism to reveal the bigger picture.

No matter what your viewpoints or beliefs are regarding this deeply emotional issue; the information exposed in THE IMMIGRATION PARADOX will surely leave you shocked.

The Immigration Paradox - Official Trailer | from Deep Focus Cinema on Vimeo.

For the SATURDAY SCREENING ONLY there will be a post-screening Q&A with Lourdes Lee Vasquez (Director/Writer) and Bryan Vasquez (Producer/ Cinematographer).

Tickets available:


And for those who are interested, we can go across the street for dinner at the Angels Trumpet Ale House.

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  • sydel m.

    For my first "meet-up it was great. Hope to see you all again at other get togethers. What a neat place Film Bar is and the restaurant that serves spam, elk and bison. Thanks Jean.

    November 18, 2012

  • Jean S.

    Great seeing everyone last night!

    November 18, 2012

    • Linda R.

      It was a fun evening..thanks for planning it.

      November 18, 2012

  • Tessie

    It was an eye opener - a refreshing, new perspective. I wish it could be shown on a wider scale than just art houses since it is such a powerful AND educational documentary.

    November 18, 2012

  • Tiffany F.

    I'm not going to make the movie but I bought a ticket. It's at will call under my name. Hopefully someone can use it!

    November 17, 2012

    • Jean S.

      Thanks Tiffany. Hopefully one of our members can use it.

      November 17, 2012

  • Jean S.

    Just a reminder to purchase your tickets, as the venue holds 75. I'll be in the lounge off the lobby/bar around 5, the short redhead in a broown Dixie Chicks hoodie. See you then! :-)

    November 16, 2012

  • Judy

    Hi Jean. I’m bringing a neighbor of mine, Cindy Gregor. See you then.

    1 · November 15, 2012

  • Jean S.

    For those attending please go ahead and purchase your tickets (which you can do through the link) Thanks! We'll meet in the lounge off the main lobby. :-)

    November 15, 2012

  • Linda R.

    Have you reserved the tickets for those of us who rsvp'd or do we do that?

    November 15, 2012

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