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Immokalee U.S.A.


Immokalee U.S.A.

The title of this film is wonderful. It aligns the issues of Immokalee not with (solely) the state of Florida, but as an issue that exists throughout the United States. I had the pleasure of viewing this about two years ago when it was screened at Edison State College. The director of the film, Georg Koszulinski, held a question and answer session after the film. He spoke of the ethical issues he encountered when filming–one of the most saddening was his “ethical responsibility” and “pursuit of objectivity” which left a farmworker nearly stranded in Immokalee. Georg eventually decided to let the man use his cell phone so the man could get a ride back to where ever it was that he called home. The man expressed many times being unhappy in Immokalee. He came for the “American Dream”, the false promise given to most workers.


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