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Split at the Root follows the emotional journey of mothers separated from their children at the U.S. border and the grassroots initiative that, against all odds, reunites those families. When a Guatemalan mother seeking asylum was separated from her kids under the Zero Tolerance Policy, a Facebook post by a mom in Queens coalesced into a movement as thousands of like-minded women across the US refused to stand by quietly. Immigrant Families Together was born - a rapid response group committed to doing what the government couldn't - or wouldn't do: reunite parents with their children separated by the Zero Tolerance Policy.

Film Contact

Charlotte Lichtman


  • Year
  • Runtime
    98 minutes
  • Language
    English, Spanish
  • Country
  • Premiere
    Midwest Premiere
  • Rating
    Mature Themes
  • Social Media
  • Director
    Linda Goldstein Knowlton
  • Producer
    Maria Grasso, Miranda Bailey, Marti Noxon, Linda Godstein Knowlton
  • Executive Producer
    Rosario Dawson, Zak Kilberg, Amanda Marshall, Regina Solórzano, Lana Parilla