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Learn more about the history of the U.S.-Mexico border
Find out more about the U.S.-Mexico and U.S.-Canada borders; Redford, TX; the history of the 1980s War on Drugs and the use of military on the U.S.-Mexico border; and post-9/11 border enforcement.

Read an interview with the filmmaker
Filmmaker Interview
"I was only seventeen at the time that Esequiel Hernández was killed, but even people older than me, people of my parents' generation, didn't know about his story. Nobody knew about his story, and I started wondering why it was that his story had vanished." Kieran Fizgerald talks about the making of The Ballad of Esequiel Hernández.

View a photo gallery of life on the border today
Photo Gallery: Two Views of the Border
The Border Film Project handed out six hundred disposable cameras to two groups on opposite sides of the U.S.-Mexico border -- undocumented migrants crossing the desert and American Minutemen volunteers trying to stop them. Migrants and Minutemen have very different backgrounds, yet they share one profound belief: both sides would agree that they are documenting a situation that should not be happening.

Get an update on the characters in this film
Film Update
Filmmaker Kieran Fitzgerald reports on what has been happening along the Texas-Mexico border since the cameras stopped rolling.

Share your ideas for securing the border
What's Your POV?
Helicopters, a fence, the U.S. National Guard? What do you think is the answer to securing our southern border? Weigh in with your thoughts here.