DEAD WHEN I GOT HERE
Asylum from the Madness

DEAD WHEN I GOT HERE - Asylum from the Madness
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DEAD WHEN I GOT HERE - Feature
Compassion, pathos and life affirming redemption are discovered by a man as he manages a mental asylum run by its own patients in Juarez, Mexico. The seeds of hope profoundly…
I Crossed the Desert - The story of Josué Rosales
A biography of Josue Rosales compiled from interviews and conversations, tracing his life from growing up in Juarez, being an illegal immigrant in the US, serving time in San Quentin…
Interviews with Patients
Five patients are interviewed, either by Josue Roslaes, consultant psychiatrist Vincente Pantoja or the director.

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In 2011 I told people I was making a film in a mental asylum in Juárez, Mexico, an unofficial war-zone on the US border. People were interested. I added it was run by it’s own patients. They were more interested. Then the daughter of the film’s main character contacted me from LA. She had ...Read more

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