Filmmaker Interview

Kieran Fitzgerald

Filmmaker Kieran Fitzgerald talks about his film, which tells the story of 18-year-old Esequiel Hernández, who lived on the Americans side of the Texas-Mexico border. Mistaken for a drug runner, Esequiel was killed by U.S. Marines in 1997. Fitzgerald talks about what we can learn from Esequiel's story and about the communities that live along the border.

More about: The Ballad of Esequiel Hernández