Sin Nombre (Without Name)
Directed by Cary Fukunaga
Friday, April 9, 8pm
Fleeing retaliation from the violent Central American street gang he has deserted, young hood Casper (Édgar Flores) boards a northbound train, where he takes refuge on top of the moving freight cars and hopes for a fresh start in a new country. Dodging authorities and other dangers, he finds a new friend in Sayra (Paulina Gaitan), a Honduran girl also making a run for the American border. Cary Fukunaga directs this foreign-language thriller.
Student Papers on the Film:
Ashley Piotrowski, Youth Migration and Gang Involvement Vividly Painted in Sin Nombre