The Fort Myers Film Festival is an intelligent independent filmmaker’s preferred event to create, unite and showcase the finest artistic cinematic works. The Fort Myers Film Festival will be held March 24-27, 2011. Portions of the proceeds from this year’s festival will go to help The Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida.
IMMIGRANT NATION!: THE BATTLE FOR THE DREAM
Producer: Esau Melendez
Thursday, March 24th, 9:00 pm at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
A feature documentary film about the modern immigrant rights movement. In particular, it is the story of the struggle of Elvira Arellano, a single mother from Chicago, who fought her deportation. The film also interweaves the stories of individuals, organizations, activists and community leaders united by passion and a concern for justice. This film illustrates the opposition to the controversial HR4437 immigration bill as well as the ongoing struggle and demand for comprehensive immigration reform.
For more information about the film, please visit the filmmaker’s website at: www.immigrantnationfilm.com