Documentary “The Wall” Wins Award at San Francisco Latino Film Festival

Director Ricardo Martinez filming the fence on the US and Mexican border

Director Ricardo Martinez filming "The Wall"

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The 2010 San Francisco Latino Film Festival ended its 10 day frenzy of documentaries and feature films on the Americas with the first ‘Comcast & Cinelatino Audience Choice Awards’ for best narrative feature and documentary.

The winning filmmakers for 2010 are Florence Jaugey for his feature film ‘ La Yuma’ and Ricardo Martinez for his documentary  The Wall.

Check out Mission Local’s video “the making of “The Wall”‘ in which Ricardo Martinez tells the tale of his two year journey reporting on the construction of the fence along the US and Mexican border. He shares the dangers, the difficulties and ultimately the deleted scenes that went into making the documentary.


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