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Saturday, August 24 • 3:05pm - 4:35pm
National Narratives: Borders

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This block explores the nature of boundaries - national, cultural, and personal.

What Happened To My Mother? (AL Film)
Directed by Camilo Diaz
2 minutes • USA
Narrative short
A portrait of child separations at the US-Mexico border.

Ni De Aqui, Ni De Alla
Directed by Carlos Valdivia
14 minutes • USA
Narrative short
Jose’s financial aid runs out a week before a prestigious interview that puts his future in jeopardy.

Dios Nunca Muere
Directed by Barbara Cigarroa
15 minutes • USA
Narrative short
The story of a mother struggling to raise her two children on her own.

Directed by Courtney Hope Therond
8 minutes • USA
Narrative short
A film crew for an upcoming feature film pushes the boundaries of consent during a courtesy rehearsal for its female lead.

Road to Zion (Black Lens)
Directed by Andrew Reid
16 minutes • USA
Narrative short
A Jamaican immigrant finds his life in LA shaken by forces outside his control as he struggles to understand how far he is willing to go to protect his family.

Find Harbour For A Day
Directed by Paul Marques Duarte
25 minutes • France
Narrative short
When Adèle spontaneously lets a 15-year-old migrant illegally board a ferry for England with her class, she does not grasp the importance of her gesture and its consequences on this overnight trip.

Her Body
Directed by Juan Avella
10 minutes • USA
Narrative short
A Latina immigrant must face her abusive American boyfriend when she wakes up bound in a garage about to be sold to an underground body trafficking ring.

Screenings in the Alabama School of Fine Arts multiplex are proudly sponsored by Birmingham Business Journal and ASFA.

The Life & Liberty sidebar is sponsored by First Church Birmingham.

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An historic church in the heart of downtown Birmingham, First Church Birmingham is an open place for ALL to worship, grow, and serve. We are a diverse congregation made up of people from all over the Birmingham metro area and beyond.

Saturday August 24, 2019 3:05pm - 4:35pm CDT
ASFA Lecture Hall