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Canaries in the Field -- A tour of the home of the average Mexican migrant worker employed under the United States' H-2A guestworker program (filmed in Mexico).


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broken promises in the land of dreams
In a rural hospital, a little boy is born without arms and legs because of pesticide exposure. In the fields nearby... See more » | Add synopsis »

Directed by
Ruby Blackerby Hernandez 
Original Music by
Pedro Hernández Ibarra 
Cinematography by
Jesse Walker 
Film Editing by
Ruby Blackerby Hernandez 
Jesse Walker 

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39 min
Color (HD) | Black and White (two segments)
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Production was delayed in Tlapacoyan, Mexico for several days when Jesse Walker, the cinematographer, came down with a case of food poisoning. Without any proof of insurance, the doctor, a weeks supply of medicine and a few fast acting shots came to a shocking total of $7!See more »


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