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Sin país

Author: Theo Rigby; Dan Wool; New Day Films.; Stanford University. Documentary Film and Video Program.
Publisher: [Harriman, NY] : [Distributed by] New Day Films, [2010]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"With intimate access and striking imagery, Sin País (Without Country) explores one family's experience as they are separated by deportation. Sam and Elida Mejia escaped a violent Civil War in Guatemala and came to California. After raising their family for nearly 20 years in the Bay Area, immigration agents stormed the Mejia's house in 2007. After a passionate fight to stay in the U.S., Sam and Elida are deported  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Theo Rigby; Dan Wool; New Day Films.; Stanford University. Documentary Film and Video Program.
OCLC Number: 698378057
Language Note: English and Spanish dialogue with English subtitles.
Notes: This disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives.
Originally produced in 2010.
"Produced in the Documentary Film and Video M.F.A. Program, Department of Art & Art History, Stanford University." -- Note at end of film.
Credits: Director, cinematographer, editor, Theo Rigby ; original music, Dan Wool.
Description: 1 videodisc (20 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R, NTSC.
Other Titles: Without country
One family's journey through deportation
Responsibility: New Day Films ; a film by Theo Rigby.

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"With intimate access and striking imagery, Sin País (Without Country) explores one family's experience as they are separated by deportation. Sam and Elida Mejia escaped a violent Civil War in Guatemala and came to California. After raising their family for nearly 20 years in the Bay Area, immigration agents stormed the Mejia's house in 2007. After a passionate fight to stay in the U.S., Sam and Elida are deported back to Guatemala, and leave their two teenage ch[i]ldren in the U.S. This short documentary explores the complexities of the Mejia's new reality: parents living without their children, and children doing their best to succeed without their parents." -- Container.

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