La Libertad de Alexis Marroquin by Ralph Isenberg #TOFF – Dec 2015

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FILM IN COMPETITION – ‪#‎TOFF‬ DEC 2015

Link: https://vimeo.com/146315964 (Vimeo)
Title (English Title): “La Libertad de Alexis Marroquin”/“The Discovery of Santos”
Director: Ralph Isenberg
Length: 30 minutes and 3 seconds
Genre: Mixed Short Documentary/Narrative with background images
Year: 2015
Country: USA

Logline: The story of the rescue of Alexis Marroquin, an 11 year old from El Salvador, by the “El Gringo Schindler” and his team at the Isenberg Center for Immigration Empowerment (ICIE). Despite overwhelming odds the boy is finally rescued.The “El Gringo Schindler” offers a full explanation of how this whole situation in El Salvador developed. No sooner had ICIE achieved a “miracle rescue” that it found Santos in desperate need of aid. Now a new fight is underway.

Competitive section: SHORT NARRATIVES

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