INTERVIEW WITH DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKER PRISCILLA GONZALEZ SAINZ ON HER LATEST FILM “STATUS PENDING”
We had a chance to chat with documentary filmmaker Priscilla Gonzalez Gainz about her 26 minutes short film “STATUS PENDING. The film features five Mexican-American, Los Angeles-based Immigration lawyers who created a support group to navigate the current anti-Immigrant legal landscape. The film’s content is especially timely as we head towards the Presidential election and the current concerns about vulnerable communities during the pandemic.
You can watch the film at https://www.nbcnews.com/mtpfilmfestival and also on On October 25, ‘Status Pending’ will premiere on Al Jazeera English’s flagship documentary strand, WITNESS, and will be available online to viewers around the world. The film will broadcast on Al Jazeera English channel (globally excluding broadcast in USA) at these times:
Sunday, October 25, 22:30 GMT; Monday, October 26, 09:30 GMT; Tuesday, October 27,03:30 GMT; Wednesday, October 28, 16:30 GMT; Thursday, October 29, 05:30 GMT.
Directors Statement: After Trump took office, civil and legal activists took up arms to help the most vulnerable people who were affected by his anti-immigrant stance. Almost every week, new interpretations of the law or new legal procedures affect the way in which Immigration lawyers do their work to help clients obtain safety and status in the United States. –Read more here.
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