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 Short”, Pure Magic International Film Festival (December 2020).

Watch the movie on the ArtCenter DTLA website on January 15-16 and at the Kalakari Film Festival in Dewas, India on May 15.

Previous (online) screenings: ArtCenter DTLA (October 17-18, 2020), a/perture cinema (October 20 – November 5, 2020), Big Apple Film Festival (November 13-15, 2020).

IMDB page

Movie specs: 20 minutes. 3840x2160p. 23.976 fps. color. stereo or 5.1 surround sound.

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