Programs and Tours
UMS on Film: Which Way Home (2010, Rebecca Cammisa, 90 min.)
As the United States continues to build a wall between itself and Mexico, Which Way Home shows the personal side of immigration through the eyes of children. Director Rebecca Cammisa tracks the journey of several unaccompanied child migrants as they journey through Mexico en route to the US on a freight train they call “The Beast.” Two short films on undocumented migration precede the main screening. The screening is presented in conjunction with the UM Institute for the Humanities exhibition State of Exception which curates objects from Jason De León’s Undocumented Migration Project, the largest assemblage of migrant artifacts in the country. The exhibition is a collaboration between De León, UM assistant professor of anthropology, artist/photographer Richard Barnes, and IH curator Amanda Krugliak, and runs at the IH Gallery (202 S. Thayer Street) January 24 through March 12, 2013.
Jason De León and Amanda Krugliak will lead a guided tour and Q&A of State of Exception at the Institute for Humanities immediately following the screening.
Presented in collaboration with UMMA and the UM Institute for the Humanities.
This program is part of the UMS on Film series designed to expand understanding of the artists and cultures represented on the UMS season and reveal something of the emotions and ideas behind the creative process. For more information, please visit http://www.ums.org
Tuesday, 12 March, 2013
Helmut Stern Auditorium
University of MichiganMuseum of Art
525 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1354