"Immigration Turf" is an experimental interpretive dance video exploring the issue of ICE raids on undocumented families. Based on a true story, "Immigration Turf" explores the daily life of Johnny, a young turf dancer who is disillusioned by his father's struggle to find work as a day laborer. Right before his family sits down for dinner, unexpected guests arrive...
Produced by Green Eyed Media in collaboration with United Roots, The Game Changers Project, DetermiNation Media Group and TURF Inc.
Starring "Johnny 5" founder of TURF Inc. and member of the world-renowned dance group, "The Turf Feinz".
Best Avant-Garde Film – 2016 Chicano International Film Festival (Los Angeles, CA)
Award of Recognition for Latino Cinema – 2016 Indie Film Fest Awards
Award of Recognition – 2016 NYC Indie Film Awards
Honorable Mention – 2016 International Independent Film Awards
Official Selection – 2016 Chicano International Film Festival (Los Angeles, CA)
Official Selection – 2015 Long Beach Independent Film Festival (Long Beach, CA)
Official Selection – 2015 Matatu Film Film Festival. Oakland, CA
Exhibition – 2016 Google Black History Month Cinema Showcase
Duration: 7 min
Writer/Director/Editor: Rafael Flores
Music: Hawk Beatz