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  • Chances are, your television was assembled in a poverty-stricken town along the U.S.-Mexico border.

    Chances are, your television was assembled in a poverty-stricken town along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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  • Still from Maquilapolis: City of Factories

    Still from Maquilapolis: City of Factories

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The Film

Women workers in Tijuana's assembly factories tell their stories, revealing the transformation of a city and its people by globalization. Factory worker Carmen Durán and her colleagues describe environmental devastation, infrastructural chaos, and violations of human and labor rights as they work to transform their world and carve out lives of agency in a new and complicated century.

The Filmmakers

  1. Vicky FunariProducer
  2. Sergio De La TorreProducer