"The understanding of a culture comes from hearing the language, tasting the food, seeing personal interactions, experiencing the traditions, and so much more when it is in context."
— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project
PBS Premiere– Tune into PBS’s Independent Lens on September 19, 2023 for the broadcast premiere of SANSÓN and ME. Check your local listings! The film will also continue to stream on the PBS app after this date (may require a subscription).
Synopsis: Filmmaker Rodrigo Reyes re-creates the life of a young man named Sansón, an undocumented immigrant from coastal Mexico who is serving a life sentence for murder in California.
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This project is supported by a California Documentary Project Grant.