The movie Border-Ball chronicles Joel Tauber’s 40-day pilgrimage along the U.S. – Mexico border. He walks, repeatedly, from the Otay Mesa Port of Entry in San Diego, along the Border Wall, to the Otay Mesa Detention Center—and back. People share their thoughts and stories, and Tauber wonders how we can be so cruel to so many immigrants and refugees. They play catch. They hug. Sometimes they even laugh, despite it all. And Tauber continues walking, praying that things will change.
“Best Experimental Documentary”, 2021 Cambio International Film Festival.
“Best Experimental Short”, Pure Magic International Film Festival (December 2020).
Watch the movie at the Kalakari Film Festival in Dewas, India on May 15.
Previous (online) screenings: Cambio International Film Festival (February 25, 2021), ArtCenter DTLA (October 17-18, 2020 and January 15-16, 2021), a/perture cinema (October 20 – November 5, 2020), Big Apple Film Festival (November 13-15, 2020).
Movie specs: 20 minutes. 3840x2160p. 23.976 fps. color. stereo or 5.1 surround sound.
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