Records the faces and gestures that congregate around the train “The Beast”, which represents the symbolic vehicle of escape for thousands of migrants who travel to the United States.
Structured by the biblical metaphor of Noah’s Ark and the Flood, this unique survey of the state of illegal migration from Central and South America focuses not on the destination—the United States—but rather the benevolence and altruism of the La Patrona organization in Mexico.
Guy Maddin, 2007, Canada
Alain Resnais, 1956, France
Dziga Vertov, 1929, Soviet Union
Chris Marker, 1983, France
Jia Zhangke, 2008, China
Jørgen Leth,Lars von Trier, 2003, Denmark
Robert J. Flaherty, 1922, United States
Stephen Kijak, 2006, United Kingdom
Steven Sebring, 2008, United States
Stuart Samuels, 2005, Canada