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Miriam Cutler

The Fence

2010
The Fence

Project Details

Released 2010
Production Company HBO/Moxiefirecracker Films/Directed by Rory Kennedy
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Project Details

Synopsis


In October 2006, the United States government decided to build a 700 mile fence along its Mexican border. Three years and $3.1 billion later, THE FENCE investigates the impact of the project, revealing how its stated goals—containing illegal immigration, cracking down on drug trafficking, and protecting America from terrorists—have given way to unforeseen consequences.


Credits


HBO/Moxiefirecracker Films


Produced by 
Rory Kennedy, 
Liz Garbus, 
and Keven McAlester



Directed by Rory Kennedy




Edited by Sari Gilman




Original Score by Miriam Cutler


Screenings & Highlights


Premiered Opening night at Sundance Film Festival, 2010


HBO premiere, 2010


Nominated, IDA award, 2010


Screened at over 15 festivals


fence sundance 2010     fence HBO doc

Reviews


“A primer on the human capacity for arrogance and self-delusion illustrated through the construction of what amounts to a modern-day equivalent of the Tower of Babel.” 
~ The Daily Beast



Project Details

Synopsis


In October 2006, the United States government decided to build a 700 mile fence along its Mexican border. Three years and $3.1 billion later, THE FENCE investigates the impact of the project, revealing how its stated goals—containing illegal immigration, cracking down on drug trafficking, and protecting America from terrorists—have given way to unforeseen consequences.


Credits


HBO/Moxiefirecracker Films


Produced by 
Rory Kennedy, 
Liz Garbus, 
and Keven McAlester



Directed by Rory Kennedy




Edited by Sari Gilman




Original Score by Miriam Cutler


Screenings & Highlights


Premiered Opening night at Sundance Film Festival, 2010


HBO premiere, 2010


Nominated, IDA award, 2010


Screened at over 15 festivals


fence sundance 2010     fence HBO doc

Reviews


“A primer on the human capacity for arrogance and self-delusion illustrated through the construction of what amounts to a modern-day equivalent of the Tower of Babel.” 
~ The Daily Beast



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