Well-Founded Fear
Well-Founded Fear is a 2000 documentary film from directors Shari Robertson and Michael Camerini. The film takes its title from the formal definition of a refugee under the UN Convention Relating to ...
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De Nadie
De Nadie (English title: No One) is a documentary by Mexican filmmaker Tin Dirdamal on the impoverished Central Americans who leave their countries in hope of a better life in the United States. It p...
Zaritsas: Russian Women in New York
Zaritsas: Russian Women in New York is a 2010 documentary film written and directed by Russian-born American filmmaker Elena Beloff. The film was co-produced by American actor Vincent D’Onofrio.Zar...
And the Pursuit of Happiness
And the Pursuit of Happiness (French: La poursuite du bonheur) is a 1986 documentary film directed by Louis Malle about the experiences of immigrants in the United States during the 1980s. It was...
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Papapapá
Papapapá is a 1995 documentary by Alex Rivera about immigration. The film stars Augusto Rivera, the director’s father, and Alex Rivera himself. It calls attention to ideas of transculturation, natio...
Against Wind and Tide: A Cuban Odyssey
Against Wind and Tide: A Cuban Odyssey is a 1981 American documentary film about the Mariel boatlift, which was first broadcast on PBS the week of June 1, 1981. Written by John Brousek, the film was...
How Democracy Works Now: Twelve Stories
How Democracy Works Now: Twelve Stories is a 12-part documentary film series that examines the American political system through the lens of immigration reform from 2001–2007. The films were directed...
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Which Way Home
Which Way Home is a 2009 documentary film directed by Rebecca Cammisa. The film follows several children who are attempting to get from Mexico, and Central America to the United States, on top of a t...
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Daughter from Danang
Daughter from Đà Nẵng is a 2002 documentary film about an Amerasian, Heidi Bub (a.k.a. Mai Thi Hiep), born on December 10, 1968, in Danang in southern Vietnam, one of the children brought to the Unit...
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Made in L.A.
Made in L.A. is a 2007 documentary film that tells the story of three Latina immigrants as they wage a battle against their employer, a Los Angeles garment factory. After years of domestic abuse and ...
9500 Liberty
9500 Liberty is a 2009 documentary film about the struggle over immigration in Prince William County, Virginia. It was directed by Annabel Park and Eric Byler.The film chronicles an eight-week period...
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Border (2007 film)
Border is a 2007 documentary directed by Chris Burgard that deals with the United States–Mexico border and the current activities pertaining to it. The film crew visits various states along the borde...
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United Gates of America
United Gates of America is a 2006 BBC television documentary directed by Alex Cooke, featuring journalist Charlie LeDuff. He lived for a month within the gated community of Canyon Lake in Riverside C...
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El Inmigrante
El Inmigrante ("The Immigrant") is a 2005 documentary directed and written by brothers David and John Eckenrode along with John Sheedy, about immigrant deaths along the U.S.-Mexico border. The film d...
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The List (2012 film)
The List is a 2012 documentary film produced and directed by Beth Murphy. The List premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 21, 2012.
The List is a modern-day Oskar Schindler story that fo...
The New Americans
The New Americans is a seven-hour American documentary, produced by Kartemquin Films, that was originally broadcast on American television over three nights on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) i...
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New Year Baby
New Year Baby is a 2006 documentary film that tells the story of a family that survived the Cambodian genocide, and started a new life in the United States. The film was directed by Socheata Poeuv an...
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Immigrant Nation! The Battle for the Dream
Immigrant Nation! The Battle for the Dream is a 2010 feature documentary movie by Esaú Meléndez about the immigrant rights movement from 2006 to 2009 and Elvira Arellano's resistance to deportation. I...
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Family Gathering
Family Gathering is a 1988 American short documentary film by Lise Yasui, exploring three generations of her Japanese-American family, from their immigration to Oregon in the early 20th century throu...
Forgotten Ellis Island
Forgotten Ellis Island is a documentary film directed by Lorie Conway and narrated by Elliott Gould. A book of the same name by Lorie Conway, designed by Judith Stagnitto Abbate, was published by Smi...
90 Miles
90 Miles is a 2001 documentary film written and directed by Juan Carlos Zaldívar. The film is a recounting of the events that lead Zaldívar to become a Marielito and leave Cuba for a better life in M...
The Undocumented
The Undocumented is a 90-minute documentary film from director Marco Williams, which investigates the causes and effects of migrant deaths along the Arizona-Mexico border.
The Undocumented tells t...
Culture Clash in AmeriCCa
Culture Clash in AmeriCCa is a 2005 documentary film directed by Emilio Estevez. It is an anthology of fun and thought-provoking skits and monologues portraying diverse American immigrants. Emlio Est...
Swedes in America
Swedes in America is a 1943 American short documentary film directed by Irving Lerner and produced by the Overseas Motion Picture Bureau of the United States Office of War Information. It was nominat...
Citizen USA: A 50 State Road Trip
Citizen USA: A 50 State Road Trip is an HBO documentary film directed by Alexandra Pelosi.
A documentary about new American immigrants that spans all fifty states.