05 | felix by a. trujillo

Summer 2017

The Mini Microcinema

Félix: Self-Fictions of a Smuggler (Adriana Trujillo, 2012)
Directed by: Adriana Trujillo
Year: 2012
90 min – Mexico

Félix tells the story of a human smuggler who is also a low-budget border film actor. In this documentary we are exposed to the network he controls in Tijuana: the strategies, methods and members of his organization that smuggles undocumented immigrants into the United States. Félix reveals the world of human smuggling from the point of view and perspective of the smuggler and includes fragments from films in which he has portrayed or fictionalized himself.

Migrant Journeys: Films from the Middle East, Mexico and Beyond
Series programmed by Kaveh Baghdadchi (UC) and Julian Etienne

Presented by the Center Film and Media Studies at the University of Cincinnati

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Doors at 7:00 PM … Screening at 7:30 PM
The Mini – 1329 Main St.