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El norte = The north

Independent Productions in association with American Playhouse presents; [in association with] Channel Four ; screenplay by Gregory Nava and Anna H. Thomas ; directed by Gregory Nava ; produced by Anna Thomas.
Summary
El norte: Enrique and Rosa are brother and sister Mayan Indian peasants, living in the mountains of Guatemala. When the village attempts to organize for better treatment, Enrique and Rosa are forced to flee as the Guatemalan army is sent in to punish the townspeople. Receiving clandestine help from friends and humorous advice from a veteran immigrant, they make their way to Los Angeles, hoping to make a new life as young, uneducated, and illegal immigrants. The journal of Diego Rodriguez Silva: depicts the life of a fictional poet caught in a civil war and jailed, but then set free on the condition he leaves his country and never returns.

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LSC-Conroe Center
Available
Shelf Location
LSC -Audio Visual area
Item ID
33136005390789
Call Number
PC4095 .N67 2008
Status
LSC-Montgomery
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Shelf Location
LSC Foreign Language Area
Item ID
33136005284420
Call Number
PC4095 .N67 2008
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