After The American Dream
Catalogue Number: PR3747
Producer: Passion River Films
Subject: Canadian World Studies, Documentary, Guidance, Politics, Social Issues, Social Sciences, Sociology
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2017
Running Time: 79
Closed Captions: Yes
From the Executive Producers of the acclaimed Documentary BLACKFISH and director Joel N Clark comes an epic trek of survival, hope, mercy, and human will. An expectant mother determined to give her unborn child a life she never knew. A devoted son torn between seeking freedom and living far from the home and mother he loves. A daughter struggling to comprehend the cost of losing her family in order to begin one of her own in a new land. This is the story of AFTER THE AMERICAN DREAM.
Through evocative and interwoven testimony, journey with them as the film’s compelling story takes you from the underbelly of corruption and crime of Central America on a quest for a life unknown. Take the voyage across rivers, deserts and borders into the United States. AFTER THE AMERICAN DREAM is as humanizing as it is shocking, with never-before-seen footage that provides an unvarnished examination of human migration.