DEMETRIOS PRIZE 2019! La migración como tema en el cine latinoamericano - Migration as a theme in Latin American cinema. Border between Mexico and the United States.

María Fernanda Sandoval Cabrera

Affiliation: Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany.

Keywords: Demetrios Prize 2019, Winner, Cinema, Border, Migration, Latin America.

Categories: Demetrios Project, Humanities, Social Sciences and Law

DOI: 10.17160/josha.6.7.585

Languages: Spanish, Castilian

One of the winners, Venezuelan María Fernanda Sandoval Cabrera, presents her thesis questioning the real work of the media today around the illegal migration on the U.S.-Mexico border. In addition to the fact that migration is a current topic of great interest around the world, cinema also includes other critical content of great interest in the field of communication. However, in terms of the dissemination of both positive and negative information, as well as truthful and misleading information, it is possible to comment that today's audiovisual media function persuasively as creators of social opinions and, consequently, as a stereotyping entity of the masses.

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