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Summary

  • A feature documentary that follows unaccompanied child migrants on their journey through Mexico as they try to reach the United States. We follow children like Olga and Freddy, 9-year old Hondurans, who are trying to reach their parents in the US. Children like Jose, a 10-year old El Salvadoran, who has been abandoned by smugglers and ends up alone in a Mexican detention center, and Kevin, a streetwise 14-year-old Honduran, whose mother hopes that he will reach the US.

Notes

  • Includes three versions: Spanish with English subtitles (83 min. or 63 min. versions) or Spanish only (83 min. version).
  • DVD, NTSC; widescreen presentation.
  • In Spanish with optional English subtitles.

Contents

  • Introduction -- US-bound children riding trains -- Kevin & Fito get on the train -- Kevin's dreams of the US -- Mexican detention center interview -- Juan Carlos' story -- His brother in Los Angeles -- Dangers facign migrant children -- Mothers and their children -- Jairo and Yurico -- Grupos Beta, mobile humanitarian unit -- "The Beast" and its dangers -- House of migrants gives aid -- Fito's story -- Olga and Freddy -- The fate of Eloy & Rosario -- Kevin's two fathers -- Juan Carlos sent back to Guatemala -- Rosario's body is returned -- The four boys' plans -- "The Beast" takes its toll -- Trying to find the boys -- Maria Magdalena's accident -- Fito and Yurico are found -- Kevin stuck in a Houston shelter -- Yurico back home in Mexico -- Kevin goes back to Honduras -- Kevin and Fito are reunited -- Where they are now -- Credits