Part II: North of the Border
Claire Schoen: Producer/director, sound recordist/editor
Fine Line Productions: Executive Producer
Award: NFCB Golden Reel winner for best documentary
Program Summary: More than half a million Salvadorans, fleeing the violence of their country, have come to the United States. Refugees describe the ordeal of leaving El Salvador and traveling here. They speak of their struggle to adapt to a new society while preserving their traditions and avoiding arrest and deportation.
photo by Jan Sturmann