VOCES: Porvenir, Texas
Director/Producer: Andrew Shapter/Christina Fernandez
Program Length: 1 Episode/60 minutes
Broadcast Date: Friday, September 20, 2019 on PBS
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In the early morning hours of January 28, 1918, in the border town of Porvenir, Texas, a group of 15 fathers, uncles, brothers and sons were taken from their homes and executed; soon after, their families fled. Who were the killers? Why did they carry out such a horrific act? Porvenir, Texas explores this tragic story, asks what led to the events of that fateful night and reveals the tensions that still remain along the border a century later.
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