120 Days – JURY AWARD NOMINEE
Director: Ted Roach
Showing on 10/11/2014 at 5:15 pm
Rating: NR • Running Time: 79 minutes
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Awards Received: BEST DOCUMENTARY-Charleston International Film Festival, CINE GOLDEN EAGLE AWARD-CINE Competition
Synopsis: Written and directed by Ted Roach; Selected by the Atlanta and Austin Film Festivals, 120 DAYS is an intimate look at one family of undocumented immigrants. After twelve years of living and working in the U.S. illegally, Miguel Cortes, is stopped by the police, without cause; and a North Carolina Immigration Court sentences him to leave voluntarily, abandoning his wife and two daughters, noting that disobedience will cause him to forfeit his right to apply for legal admittance if the laws change at some future time. Miguel Cortes has 120 days to get his affairs in order – or vanish into the crowd. Documentary. 79.10 min. *NOMINEE, SOCIAL JUSTICE DOCUMENTARY.