Al Otro Lado Movie Lesson

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This lesson plan is designed for use with the film "Al Otro Lado". This 60 minute film provides a window into issues along the border between the United States and Mexico. A young Mexican man named Magdiel faces an economic crisis in his fishing town. He is unable to make it as a fisherman, so he considers whether to immigrate to the U.S. illegally or to traffic drugs like many of his friends.