Well-Founded Fear

2000, NR, 118 min. Directed by Shari Robertson, Michael Camerini.

REVIEWED By Marjorie Baumgarten, Thu., May 25, 2000

Ever wonder how the decisions are made to grant political asylum? Well-Founded Fear is an intimate portrait of the decisions that are made by officers of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS). The filmmakers reveal the dilemmas at the core of each INS officer’s decisionmaking process. Directors Robertson and Camerini will be present following the screening for a Q&A. See this week’s Screens section for an interview with the directors. The Texas Documentary Tour is co-sponsored by the Austin Film Society, the UT Department of RTF, The Austin Chronicle, KLRU-TV, and SXSW Film.

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