Just Read! Migration Film Screening: Icebox

Just Read! Migration Film Screening: Icebox

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Date and Time

  • Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.


Saints Tekakwitha and Serra Hall, Humanities Center

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110




Óscar (Anthony Gonzalez), a 12-year-old Honduran boy, is forced to flee his home and seek asylum in the United States, only to find himself trapped in the U.S. immigration system. As Oscar attempts to reach his uncle, Manuel (Omar Leyva), in Arizona, he is apprehended by Border Patrol and placed in “the icebox,” a processing center for Hispanic migrant children.

A discussion, facilitated by Maria Silva, USD Director of Neighborhood and Community Engaged Partnerships, will take place after the film.

This film screening is a part of the USD Just Read! program in collaboration with many partners across campus. Watch this film regarding migration, one of the topics for the 2019-20 USD Just Read! theme Defining What is Home? Homelessness, Displacement, and Migration

Location: Saints Takakwitha & Serra Hall Humanities Center (SH 200)

Snacks provided!


young child looking through metal fence

This event is open to the public

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