A controversial court case involving an illegal immigrant and the death of a young child is examined in this documentary by filmmaker Lucía Gajá. Teenage immigrant in Texas, Rosa Estela Olvera, was charged with murder when a child whom she babysat was found dead.
This unsettling documentary follows a Mexican woman’s trial after she is accused of murder in Texas, as well as her life in prison and her story of migration. With a strong artistic vision, director Lucía Gajá reveals the discrimination and hardship that Mexican migrants experience in the U.S.A.
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