The Mexican-American border has marked off fiercely differing political beliefs in this country for years. For Central American immigrants, however, the space they must travel to get to that border is a real no man’s land, overrun by corrupt police, gang violence, and extreme poverty. It is the narrative space that Sin Nombre covers and which Joel Bleifuss investigates here.
Sin Nombre's Terrifying Political Reality
Focus Features 03.27.2009