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Migrantes: Bitácora de viaje.

March 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Clínica de migrantes. Maxim Pozdorovkin. 40 min. USA. 2016.

The film investigates the intersection between immigration and health care through the work of Puentes de Salud, a volunteer-run network of clinics providing preventive care to the Latino community of South Philadelphia. Best short at Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, 2016

Migrantes: Bitácora de viaje.
Mauricio Andrada Bilche, 57min. México. 2013.*
Spanish with English subtitles

This documentary chronicles the journey of Central American (Guatemalan, Honduran, Salvadoran) migrants through Mexico from the eyes of a team of public health researchers. The film underlines the multiple health implications the dangerous journey implies for the people in movement. From skin conditions, trauma, bodily injures, malnutrition to HIV and other sexual transmitted diseases. The documentary underlies the lack of institutional presence in relation to public health and features the several “casas de migrantes;” ngo’s and informal operations along the road.

This film was produced by the Mexican Institute of Public Health.
A panel follows the films.
– Miguel Rojas-Sotelo, Duke CLACS. Chair
– Maritza Chirinos, El Centro Hispano
– Laura Villa Torres, UNC, Global Public Health.
– Mauricio Andrada, Filmmaker
Refreshments will be served.

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March 2, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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