THE OTHER BORDER
(5 min) US
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Director/Producer: Justin Zimmerman

Description:

High school student Gerardo Hernandez - raised in the United States since six months of age—was one of over one-hundred undocumented workers arrested by ICE in Ohio on June 5th, 2018. Gerardo spent almost two months in prison before being released… and is now scheduled to be deported in early 2020. The Other Border is his American story, told through intimate interviews with Gerardo and his sister, Karime, and shot exclusively on 8mm and 16mm film.

Biography:

Justin Zimmerman is a nationally recognized writer, filmmaker and professor. His narrative and documentary work has appeared in more than 150 film festivals across the globe and has been broadcast on national public television, where he won two international television awards. He's also been the recipient of multiple grants and fellowships, he contributed a story to the Eisner Award winning graphic novel Love Is Love, and his script and comic work has been optioned on multiple occasions.

Contact information:

w: www.brickerdown.com
e: brickerdown@gmail.com 



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