Infiltrators

Infiltrators

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Infiltrators Trailer

“I don’t pretend to have the answers here, but I know the issue isn’t being dealt with honestly in this country, and I see a film like The Infiltrators as an important tool in reframing the conversation.” – Peter Debruge, Variety

ABOUT THE FILM

Screening through June 30th!

Without warning, Claudio Rojas is detained by ICE officials outside his Florida home. He is transferred to the Broward Transitional Center, a detention facility used as a holding space for imminent deportations. Terrified of never seeing him again, Claudio’s family contacts the National Immigrant Youth Alliance (NIYA), a group of activist Dreamers known for stopping deportations. Believing that no one is free as long as one is in detention, NIYA enlists Marco Saavedra to self-deport with the hopes of gaining access to the detention center and impeding Claudio’s expulsion. Once inside, Marco discovers a complex for-profit institution housing hundreds of multinational immigrants, all imprisoned without trial.

Cristina Ibarra and Alex Rivera (Sleep Dealer) design a hybrid cinematic language, combining familiar documentary form and scripted narrative to map an uncharted domain: inside an Obama-era immigration detention system. Based on true events, The Infiltrators is both a suspenseful account of a high-stakes mission and an emotionally charged portrait of visionary youth fighting for their community.

“In our current moment, The Infiltrators shows people making the best of a bad situation and finding ways to move forward both as individuals and toward greater common goals.” – Mark Olsen, Los Angeles Times

Directed by Cristina Ibarra & Alex Rivera, 2019, USA, 95 minutes.