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Fruits of Labor

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Co-presented with Grist

Screening includes a pre-recorded Q&A with Emily Cohen Ibañez (Director, Fruits of Labor) and Ashley S. Pavon (Film Subject, Fruits of Labor), moderated by Adam Mahoney (Environmental Justice and Investigations Reporter, Grist).

Ashley, a Mexican-American teenager living in California, dreams of graduating high school and going to college. But when ICE raids threaten her family, Ashley is forced to become the breadwinner, working days in the strawberry fields and nights at a food processing company.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    74 minutes
  • Country
    United States
  • Premiere
    D.C. Premiere
  • Director
    Emily Cohen Ibañez