Friday Fun! Recommended Film: “Fruits of the War”

FruitsofWarFruits of War is a documentary following the experiences of Alex Sanchez, Victor Garcia, William Huezo, and Marvin Novoa with the Salvadoran Civil War, immigration to Los Angeles, California, involvement with the 18th Street and Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) street gangs, and deportation back to El Salvador.  It sheds light on the human cost of U.S. immigration policies and provides a firsthand account of gang culture and violence.  The story telling style gives you context to the inter-relatedness of civil war, government policy, and rise of gang influence on both the United States and El Salvador.


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