La Bestia – Train of the Unknowns

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Screening Selection

Film Info

Film Year: 2018

Film Duration: 24 min

Country: Germany

Language: German


Manuel Inacker

Film Category

Best Student Documentary (Short Length)


“Casa del Migrante” in Huehuetoca, a suburb at the gates of Mexico City, is a safe haven for migrants. At least for two days. Then they must go on with their journey towards north in freight train carriages, which everyone here just calls “La Bestia,” the beast.