Official Selection MountainFilm 2021

Missing in Brooks County

81 mins


You’ve heard stories of immigrant arrests and detentions, but what about the people who cross our border and are never heard from again? The unforgiving desert landscape of Brooks County, Texas has been the site of more than 2,000 migrant deaths since 2008, the result of a U.S. Border Patrol policy that diverts immigrants into treacherous crossing areas where they often succumb to dehydration and exposure. This film introduces us to many of the families who are desperately seeking lost loved ones, the individuals and organizations assisting them and the “build the wall” supporters who attempt to thwart their efforts.

Commitment Grant Winner

Production Team

Jeff Bemiss
Lisa Molomot
Lisa Molomot
Jeff Bemiss
Jacob Bricca
Jacob Bricca

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Festival Screenings

Featured in the 2021 Mountainfilm Festival.

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