Filmmaker Interview

Hannah Weyer (2002)

Following two of the Luis family daughters, Escuela tells the story of two young women who struggle with getting an education and an uncertain economic future while they migrate with their farm-worker family between California, Texas, and Mexico. Filmmaker Hannah Weyer describes the catch-22 in which the girls are placed, their family's need to migrate and their desire for a good education so that they may leave the fields.

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