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'Frontera' film addresses immigration in Arizona from both sides




"Frontera" tells the story of Arizona immigration from both sides of the border.
Courtesy Magnolia Pictures/Fronteras Desk

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A new film about immigration in Arizona opens Monday night in Scottsdale. 

The film, titled "Frontera," stars Ed Harris, Eva Longoria and Michael Pena and was made by two Arizona natives. 

“We wanted to put some faces to it and to really humanize the situation and remind people these are human beings, co-writer and director Michael Berry told Fronteras Desk. "The Mexicans are human beings who are coming across here, they have a strong desire for something else. And the Americans this is happening to, this is affecting them and they are human beings."

KJZZ's Jude Joffe-Block reported on the film and shares more.