72 miles. It’s the distance between Tucson, Arizona and Nogales, Mexico—and the distance between deported immigrant Anita and her American-born husband and children. 72 Miles to Go… follows one family over a decade as they come of age, fall in love, fight in wars, and fight for each other, against the backdrop of deportation, DACA, and changing immigration laws.
Arte on the Border
The Chicano Artists Transcending the U.S.-Mexico Border
"With a foot in each world, the people of El Paso and Ciudad Juarez have developed a shared culture, which stretches beyond nationality and documentation...."
“Although Juan Felipe Herrera doesn’t want to be known solely for being the first Chicano U.S. Poet Laureate, his Mexican-American heritage does play a major role in his poetry...”
Juan Felipe Herrera
“Author of over 20 plays, Octavio Solis is considered by many to be one of the most prominent Latino playwrights in America…His imaginative and ever-evolving work continues to cross cultural and aesthetic boundaries, solidifying him as one of the great playwrights of our time.”
“Norma Elia Cantú has published poetry, fiction and scholarly essays. She has received two Fulbright-Hays fellowships to do research in Spain. Her novel, Canícula: Snapshots of a Girlhood en la Frontera, received the Aztlán Prize in 1996…”
Norma Elia Cantú
“Vertigo Comics has kicked off the relaunch of their brand with Border Town - an intensely controversial comic whose racially-charged premise tackles the tensions along America’s border with Mexico head-on…”
Vertigo Comics - Border Town