La Americana

La Americana is an intimate documentary following an “illegal” immigrant’s journey from Bolivia to New York City and back, as she struggles to save the life of her ailing daughter. As Carmen fights to legalize her immigration status in the U.S., personal and political tragedies converge. Filmed in three countries, her unforgettable story is woven into the current immigration crisis in the United States, putting a human face on this timely and controversial issue.