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SGS Summer Film Festival: Who is Dayani Cristal?

August 2, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Geology Corner, Building 320, Room 105

Free and open to the public

Speaker: 
Elizabeth Saenz-Ackermann

In this documentary, Gael García Bernal traces the tragic story of a migrant who found himself in the deadly stretch of desert known as “the corridor of death” and shows how one life becomes testimony to the tragic results of the U.S. war on immigration. As the real-life drama unfolds we see this John Doe, denied an identity at his point of death, become a living and breathing human being with an important life story. Directed by Marc Silver (Mexico/U.S., 2014).

Q&A to follow with Elizabeth Saenz-Ackermann, Associate Director of the Center for Latin American Studies, Stanford University.

These films are part of the annual SGS Summer Film Festival running most Wednesdays from June 28 to September 13. This year's festival features nine films from around that world that focus on the theme of “Finding Place: Immigration, Refugees, & Borders Across the World.” For more information on the film festival, please visit SGS Summer 2017 Film Festival

Event Sponsor: 
Center for Latin American Studies, Stanford Global Studies Division
Contact Email: 
sgs_information@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650-725-9317