Virtual Meeting

Screening and Discussion of "Blood on the Wall"

Thursday, September 24, 2020
DANIEL BECERRIL/Reuters
Speakers

Fellow for Latin America Studies, Council on Foreign Relations; @pol_ange

Director and Producer, Blood on the Wall; Emmy Award-winning filmmaker and Du Pont Award winner

Presider

Independent Journalist; Former Chief Correspondent, Mexico/Central America, Thomson Reuters; CFR Member

Panelists discuss the ongoing migration crisis in Central America. From Academy Award–nominated director Sebastian Junger and Emmy-winning producer Nick Quested, Blood on the Wall explores the depths of corruption plaguing Mexico and Central America and the policies of the past that have prevented everyday people from finding justice.

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