“The Vigil” is the final documentary in the 2016-17 Interdisciplinary Film Series entitled Peacebuilding: Challenges and Opportunities. This is the story of Gina and Rosa, undocumented immigrant mothers who, armed with their faith and traditions, set out to stop America’s most controversial immigration law. Director Jenny Alexander and film advisor on immigration issues, Alexandra Piñeros Shields, will be introducing the film and answering questions afterwards.
THE PIROGUE (Senegal, France, Germany, 2012) dir. Moussa Touré, 87 m.
The captain of a fishing pirogue knows full-well the dangers that lie ahead.....
A group of African men leave Senegal in a pirogue captained by a local fisher- man to undertake the treacherous crossing of the Atlantic to Spain where they believe better lives and prospects are waiting for them.
Set in the vast, mountainous beauty of Missoula, Montana, BEYOND THE DIVIDE is a feature-length documentary film about war, peace, and the courage to find common ground.