SDG 16: Peace, Justice and Institutions • 5m 16s
Citizen Next is part of “We the Voters: 20 Films for the People” which is a nonpartisan digital slate of 20 short films designed to inform, inspire and activate voters nationwide with fresh perspectives on the subjects of democracy, elections and governance in the lead up to the 2016 elections. What motivates the approximately 4.6 million Latino immigrants eligible for citizenship, most of whom claim Mexico as a country of origin, to seek citizenship…or not? Follow the challenges facing Latino immigrants on their path towards citizenship, into the voting booth and beyond.
Director: Bernardo Ruiz
Producer: Paul G. Allen, Carole Tomko, Jody Gottlieb, Rocky Collins, Cindy Vanegas, Mira Chang
2016 | 5 min
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