Conference Contribution Details
Mandatory Fields
Catherine Leen
Irish Association for American Studies
A lecture on U.S.-Mexican border policies and recent Mexican film
Invited Lecture
Optional Fields
Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s Carne y Arena (Virtually Present, Physically Invisible) and the U.S.-Mexican border. This lecture focuses on Alejandro González Iñárritú’s 2017 virtual reality installation Carne y arena, and whether this piece and other filmic works from Mexican directors have been effective in highlighting issues relating to the U.S. border, migration and diaspora.