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Tigers Are Not Afraid (2017)



Ghouls are talking about the fantastical Tigers Are Not Afraid. A journey through the eyes of children surviving the very real ghost towns of a Mexican town overrun by violence and corruption. There is a strength and power for resistance in youth imagination. Prepare to have your heart broken.


Sources in episode:

In Tigers Are Not Afraid, A Dark Fantasy Amid Mexico’s Drug War - NPR

Mexico: Murders Women Rise Sharply As Drug War Intensifies - The Guardian

Mexico’s Missing Girls Canal - The Guardian

How Mexican filmmaker Issa López defied expectations with ‘Tigers Are Not Afraid’ - LA Times

The Haunted Street Children of “Tigers Are Not Afraid” - The New Yorker



How you can help make a difference: 

Info on Mexican Femicide - Washington Post

Mexican Feminist Group

ACLU - Border Crisis

Abolish ICE - AFSC

Campaign to Shut Down Berks - Pennsylvania ICE Center

Shut Down Berks Campaign - Free Migration Network


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