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Al otro lado

An aspiring musician must choose whether to stay in Mexico and work as a drugs trafficker or to cross the border illegally and start a new life in Los Angeles. Corrido songs provide a perfect accompaniment to this insightful exploration of this perpetual issue.

With this film short film Trópico de Cáncer will also be screening:

Trópico de Cáncer (Tropic of Cancer)

Dir Eugenio Polgovsky MX 2004 66 mins

Families live hand to mouth in the desert region of San Luis Potosi, on the Tropic of Cancer.