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Let's discuss the immigration epic El Norte.

Brother and sister Enrique and Rosa flee persecution at home in Guatemala and journey north, through Mexico and on to the United States, with the dream of starting a new life. It’s a story that happens every day, but until Gregory Nava’s groundbreaking El Norte (The North), the personal travails of immigrants crossing the border to America had never been shown in the movies with such urgent humanism. https://www.criterion.com/films/972-el-norte

Films can be viewed with a DCPL library card at dclibrary.org/criterion.

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