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Film Spotlight: Ronald Krauss' Amexica

First Posted: 10/04/10 11:01 PM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 06:55 PM ET

WHO: Filmmaker Ronald Krauss and starring Joseph Ferrente, AnnaLynne McCord, Jordan James, Gloria Sandoval

WHAT: AMEXICA

WHEN: Opened September 24th at the LAEMMLE'S SUNSET 5 in LA. National theatrical release shortly after.

WHERE: Laemmle Sunset 5 http://www.laemmle.com/viewtheatre.php?thid=2
http://www.endhumantrafficking.org/

WHY:

AMEXICA is the story of a young boy (Jordan James) from Mexico who is sold by a human trafficking ring to two con artists (Joseph Ferrante and AnnaLynne McCord) from Los Angeles with a get rich scheme. They portray him as their son, extorting money from innocent people by risking the boy's life in staged automobile accidents. Trapped, alone with his captors, and unable to speak for himself, the boy decides to take his fate into his own hands, forever changing the lives of the people around him.

(From: Day Twenty Eight Films)

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