Tag: the immigrant movie

Which Canadian Movie Is the Most Immigrant-Related?

I’ve seen a lot of stories about immigrants in Canadian movies lately, but none that I’ve found quite as problematic as the story of the Canadian movie “Carmen,” a film about a young immigrant mother and daughter living in Montreal.The story starts with Carmen, an American girl born in...

The immigration movie that changed my life

I was living in the suburbs of New York City when I was 14 years old.It was in a small apartment in the East Village, in the shadow of a statue of a Roman emperor that I admired.The movie, directed by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron, featured a Latino cast...