Documenting Migrant Deaths in the Borderlands: Who is Dayani Cristal? and Torn Apart


This paper examines the visualization of migrant deaths in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands in Marc Silver’s (2013) documentary film, Who is Dayani Cristal? And the Human Rights Watch short Torn Apart (2014), and interrogates how... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Jamie Wilson-Sierra (Pacific University)

Topic Areas

Cultural Studies , Film/Television/Media , Politics , Central American , Chicano/a -- Mexican , Humanities


SOC-9 » Precarious Subjects: Migration, Erasure, and Death (3:30pm - Thursday, 7th July, San Gabriel)

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