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The Road To Ayotzinapa

Frontera NorteSur and E. Gabriella Flynn.
Blanca Luz Nava, Jhosimar de la Cruz and Estanislao Mendoza along with a supporter at a March 2015 demonstration in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Sun. 09/20 11a:  In September 2014, 43 Mexican students from the Ayotzinapa rural teachers’ college were forcibly disappeared by police and gunmen in Iguala, Guerrero.  Igniting Mexico’s biggest political crisis in decades, the mass kidnapping also spotlighted a deepening, national human rights crisis.  

On the one year anniversary of the Ayotzinapa atrocity, join journalist and producer Kent Paterson as he explores the stories of the students, as well as the generalized issue of forced disappearance and forced displacement in Mexico today, where tens of thousands of people are missing and hundreds of thousands more are displaced from their homes.

Mixed with music and poetry, the documentary includes exclusive interviews with students’ relatives, Mexican human rights advocates and international human rights law experts.