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Best of the Fest – The Providers
March 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Set against the backdrop of the physician shortage and opioid epidemic in rural America, The Providers follows three healthcare providers in northern New Mexico. They work at El Centro, a group of safety-net clinics that offer care to all who walk through the doors, regardless of ability to pay. Amidst personal struggles that reflect those of their patients, the journeys of the providers unfold as they work to reach rural Americans who would otherwise be left out of the healthcare system. With intimate access, the documentary shows the transformative power of providers’ relationships with marginalized patients.
(Laura Green and Anna Moot-Levin, USA, 85 min)
Mexico: Looking for Lost Migrants
Previously undocumented immigrant Ruben Figueroa has a new life goal: to find the missing migrants who have disappeared while fleeing Central America for the USA.
(Leo Mattei and Alex Gohari, France/Mexico, 25 min)