Recommended Movies & Documentaries
Paper Children: A documentary that looks at unaccompanied central American children seeking asylum in the U.S. through the story of four siblings who came to the U.S after fleeing gang violence in Honduras.
See Sonia mediate a panel on the Paper Children here:
La Voz Del Pueblo: An 18-minute documentary that explores the difficult and violent Honduran reality through the perspective of journalists at the Jesuit-run radio station, Radio Progreso.
New American Story Project: A collection of oral histories on what central Americans face in their home countries and in migrating to the U.S.
Which Way Home: A 2010 documentary that was an Academy Award Nominee for Best Feature Documentary. Director Rebecca Cammissa.
I found these films on Europe’s Migration Crossing Points Captured by Open Society Foundations, especially the ones labelled Mediterranean and Spain, incredibly moving.
- Assaulted Dreams (Documentary)
- Sin Nombre
- Under the Same Moon
- Wetback: The Undocumented Documentary
- De Nadie (Documentary)
- Crossing Arizona (Documentary)
- The Wall (Documentary)
- Morristown (Documentary)
- A Recycled Life (Documentary)
- Los Que Se Quedan (Documentary)
- Last Train Home (Documentary)
- Frozen River
- Farmingville (Documentary)
- Welcome to Shelbyville (Documentary)