Witness At Tornillo

Watch movie at 4:OOPM  Watch Filmmaker Q&A at 5:02PM with Director Shane Franklin, Tae Tae  Moderated by Stacey Woelfel, Director, Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism, Director of Aerial Journalism at Reynolds Journalism Institute Requires All-Access Pass.  Daily emails are sent out with links for Q&A’s and links included on purchase receipt. One man from Brooklyn sits alone in the West Texas desert, feeling morally compelled to witness the horrors of family separation and child detention on the southern border. His goal is to shut down an American internment camp and free 2,800 migrant teenagers kept against their will. Witness at Tornillo follows 66-year-old Josh Rubin from Brooklyn, an activist who has become a fixture of the #FamiliesBelongTogether protests. He helped draw national attention to the Tornillo facility, moving on from there to a similar youth detention facility in Homestead, Florida. Rubin defines witnessing — the “radical act of seeing” — as a key form of protest. He has been covered by news outlets including the Washington Post, the New York Times, and HBO’s VICE News. He is still working to shut down these facilities.
Directed by:

Shane Franklin

Produced by:

Shannon Cay

Runtime: 1:02:37 minutes
Trailer

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