The Infiltrators

Film Discussion ~ The Infiltrators

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Virtual Event via Zoom
Join a community converesation about Cristina Ibarra & Alex Rivera's Sundance Audience Award-winning film

The Bud Watch Party continues with The Infiltrators. Watch for free from home, then join your community for a conversation about immigration, deportation, detention centers and Dreamers.

Please sign up via the "Register" button above to be part of the conversation. We'll email you Zoom access on the morning of our virtual gathering.

Movie Link

Watch The Infiltrators for free with your Bud Library Card

The Infiltrators is a docu-thriller that tells the true story of young immigrants who get arrested by Border Patrol, and put in a shadowy for-profit detention center – on purpose. Marco and Viri are members of the National Immigrant Youth Alliance, a group of radical Dreamers who are on a mission to stop deportations. And the best place to stop deportations, they believe, is in detention. However, when Marco and Viri try to pull off their heist – a kind of ‘prison break’ in reverse – things don’t go according to plan. By weaving together documentary footage of the real infiltrators with scripted re-enactments of the events inside the detention center, The Infiltrators tells this incredible true story in a boundary-crossing new cinematic language.  The Hollywood Reporter said of the multiple award-winning film “rather than feeling like homework, watching it is a thrill.”

Run Time: 

95 minutes

About Bud's Watch Party

During this time while we're staying safer at home, Bud Werner Memorial Library is organizing special opportunities to share some of the newest documentaries you might have seen in Library Hall. Instead, we're watching them online this spring, virtually together at home. The library hopes that you'll enjoy watching these thoughtful films, then come together for community conversations to share the experience and maybe even put our isolated heads together for some thought-provoking brainstorming and solutions.