"In the Middle", directed by Lorena Luciano and Filippo Piscopo, examines the human consequences of the huge influx migrants from Northern Africa seeking refuge on a small Italian island in the aftermath of the Arab Spring. Read More
"I Learn America", directed by Jean-Michel Dissard and Gitte Peng, follows a year in the lives of immigrant students who attend an international high school in Brooklyn, NY with classmates from more than 50 countries. Read More
"The State of Arizona", directed by Carlos Sandoval and Catherine Tambini, is a nuanced look at the implications of Arizona’s SB 1070, through the stories of opponents and supporters of the controversial law.
"The Undocumented", directed by Marco Williams, is a close look at the impacts of U.S.-Mexico border policy, through the stories of unauthorized immigrants who lose their lives crossing the deadly Arizona desert. Read More
This assessment regards the MacArthur Foundation’s general operating support for Arts and Cultural Institutions in Chicago, in partnership with the Prince Charitable Trusts and the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation. Read More
This report outlines the long-standing pattern of government inattention to these border regions, probing the root causes that range from institutional, economic, and resource challenges to corruption and weak government structures. Read More