Alambrista and the U.S.-Mexico Border: film, music, and stories of undocumented immigrants

Publication Type:



University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, NM (2004)

Call Number:

LC: PN1997.A317; Dewey:


Immigrants and immigration; Migrant farm workers; Undocumented immigrants -- Social conditions.; Mexican-American Border Region.


ill. ; 24 cm. + 1 videodisc (94 min. : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in) + 1 sound disc (57 min. : digital ; 4 3/4 in.)ISBN: 0826333753 (alk. paper); 0826333761 (pbk. : alk. paper); LCCN: 2004-4308Includes bibliographical references./ Accompanying DVD contains: the director's cut of Alambrista with optional English or Spanish subtitles; the 26 minute documentary film: Children of the fields / directed & photographed by Robert Young; additional interviews; optional audio commentary. Accompanying enhanced compact disc contains the soundtrack to the film, performed by Dr. Loco & sus Tiburones Del Norte. Edited and with an introduction by Nicholas J. Cull and Davíd Carrasco. Book; Sound Recording; Internet Resource; Visual Material

Sponsored By

The Academy of Catholic Hispanic Theologians of the U.S. (ACHTUS)


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