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The Forgotten Americans
  Focus: Las Colonias
Filmmaker's Journal
A film about Las Colonias
quote Colonia family on porch

Filmmaker Hector Galán takes you on a journey to the colonias. It's an adventure into American communities where hope resides despite the fact that the streets have no names and often there is no running water or electricity.
The Forgotten Americans aired on PBS in December 2000. To order copies of the film visit Galan Inc. at
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