Crossing Arizona
Crossing Arizona (2006)

CROSSING ARIZONA is an up-to-the-moment look at the hotly debated issues of illegal immigration and border security on the U.S./Mexico border. Heightened security along the Texas and California borders funnels an estimated 4,500 illegal… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 21, 2009
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Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News

Crossing Arizona doesn't propose many solutions, but it's best when it's giving us an on-the-ground feel for the people who live closest to a problem that continues to dominate the news.

Dennis Harvey
Variety

Deftly sustaining many points of view, engrossing feature begins to seem overloaded only toward the end.

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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

The filmmakers' point is undeniable: Two governments have deftly pitted working and hoping-to-work folk against each other to cruel effect.

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Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

A penetrating, in-depth film on the ugly issue.

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G. Allen Johnson
San Francisco Chronicle

No hour-and-a-half documentary can do much more than scratch the surface of the issue, but Mathew and DeVivo provide an excellent primer and some human faces on the front lines.

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Don R. Lewis
Film Threat

Everyone knows that illegal immigration is a problem, but there's really no answer to be found. Crossing Arizona does a nice job covering all sides of the issue.

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