La Jaula de Oro, winner of nine Ariel Awards (the Mexican equivalent of the Oscars) three awards at the Cannes Film Festival and 78 international film festival awards, is a fictional account of juveniles making the trip from Central America to the U.S. border.

The film will be screened at the University of Houston Center Theater, followed by a panel discussion with moderator Jason Casellas, film producer Luis L. Salinas, Center for Mexican American Studies associate director Lorenzo Cano, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston CEO Cynthia Colbert and UH Law Foundation Professor and director of the Criminal Justice Institute at the UH Law Center Sandra Guerra.

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University of Houston
4800 Calhoun Rd.
Houston, TX 77004
http://www.uh.edu/news-events/stories/2014/September/092414unaccompaniedchild

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