The film follows several unaccompanied child migrants as they journey through Mexico en route to the U.S. on a freight train they call "The Beast". It features the stories of children who are desperately trying to reach their families, but been abandoned by their smugglers. - 2009, 82 Minutes
The discussion at the end of the film will be lead by Munmeeth Soni, an immigration attorney from the Public Law Center, Santa Ana.
St. Joseph Center
Mother Louis Room
480 S. Batavia Street
Orange, CA 92868
6:30-7:00 P.M.: Gathering & Refreshments
7:00-9:00 P.M.: Film & Discussion
About the film screenings:
The Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange present films that raise awareness and encourage conversation about the dynamic, ever-changing, systemic and critical needs of our world. Through a variety of film titles and topics, attendees explore what it means to live a life in relationship with each other, our neighbors and the whole community of life. The evening includes refreshments, dialogue and possible opportunities for action.