The Fence

Director: Rory Kennedy
Screenwriters: Mark Bailey

Institute History

  • 2010 Sundance Film Festival


In October 2006, the United States government decided to build a 700-mile fence along its Mexican border. Three years and 3.1 billion dollars later, its stated goals—containing illegal immigration, cracking down on drug trafficking, and protecting America from terrorists—have unforeseen consequences.

Screening Details

  • Section: Shorts Competition
  • Film Type: Short
  • Country: U.S.A.
  • Language: English and Spanish
  • Run Time: 36 min.


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