Separated from her mother by smugglers at the US/Mexico border, a determined 12-year-old sets out across a desert to find her mother and a place where they both can be safe.
Q&A to follow screening
Filmmaker Bio: Amy Bench is a filmmaker and visual artist who is drawn to the immediacy of film and photography to tell stories of community and resilience. Trained as a cinematographer, her observational style highlights small details of the human experience that transcend formal explanation. Her camera work has screened at festivals including Berlin, SXSW, Sundance, The New York Film Festival, and at MOMA/PS1. In 2016 she was named a “DP on the Rise” by Paste Magazine. She was the cinematographer on Trans in America: Texas Strong, which received an Emmy for Outstanding Short Documentary in 2019. Her award-winning documentary A Line Birds Cannot See is currently enjoying a rich festival run. She received her MFA from The University of Texas at Austin in 2010.