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And I Walked...Stories From the Border

Much of the Sonoran desert between Tucson and Mexico is a haunting wasteland of discarded shoes, shirts, and empty plastic water jugs, discarded by desparate illegal immigrants who risk their lives as they cross the desert from Mexico into the United States in search of better-paying jobs.

2003 ShortDocs Challenge: Thirst

2003 / Ann Heppermann / Kara Oehler / TCF, USA

Much of the Sonoran desert between Tucson and Mexico is a haunting wasteland of discarded shoes, shirts, and empty plastic water jugs, discarded by desparate illegal immigrants who risk their lives as they cross the desert from Mexico into the United States in search of better-paying jobs.

And I Walked...Stories From the Border was commissioned for the 2003 ShortDocs: Stories About Thirst.


produced by

Kara Oehler

Kara Oehler was a final-round judge for the 2008 TC/RHDF Competition: Best Documentary Award.


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