The Infiltrators

POV Season 33
  • Feature Film
  • 2020
  • 90 Mins

A true story of two young immigrants who get purposefully arrested by Border Patrol, and put in a shadowy for-profit detention center. The film follows Marco and Viri, members of a group of radical Dreamers who are on a mission to stop deportations. And the best place to stop deportations, they believe, is in detention. Official Selection, Sundance Film Festival. A co-presentation of Latino Public Broadcasting.

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Film Credits

  • Cristina Ibarra Director/Producerlastconquistador-cristina-ibarra-85x85.jpg
  • Alex Rivera Directorthesixthsection-alex-rivera-85x85.jpg

Critical Acclaim

Ibarra and Rivera maintain an effortless balance between genre-rooted entertainment and concern for real human suffering.

John DeFore, Hollywood Reporter

The Infiltrators manages to personalize the undocumented struggle by transforming it into an unlikely blend of activism and suspense that makes for a compelling case for the abolishment of ICE.

Eric Kohn, IndieWire