9500 Liberty

1hr 21min | 2010
9500 LIBERTY documents the first time in U.S. history that an Arizona-style immigration law was actually implemented, and the surprising grassroots opposition that led to its repeal. Racial tension and threats of violence erupt when Prince William County, Virginia adopts a law requiring the police to question people who appear to be undocumented immigrants. Supporters of the law ride a wave of hysteria to an election victory. But many reconsider when the local economy feels the impact of a sudden exodus of workers, consumers, and business owners. Despite fears of reprisal, a group of concerned citizens launches a "virtual resistance" using social media, setting up a final showdown with the law's ferocious advocates.

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Topics: Government, Discrimination, Law, Race, Violence, Media, Activism, America, Festival, Award Winning, National
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Alenka Banco
Alenka Banco
May 22, 2014
A
Manuel Acevedo
Manuel Acevedo
April 25, 2014
A
A moving example of what a humble documentary can tell people about.
Atomic HulaHoop
Atomic HulaHoop
February 2, 2014
A+
Leader of the Save Us from Brown People movement quotes the bible as proof elected officials are there because god's plan and even slavery was god's plan so Southern whites could "learn from the struggle." If illegal immigrants are stealing white jobs, why aren't these 'patriots' going to immigrant-heavy job sites and demanding ID from every brown person working meat-packing plants, picking fruit, pushing lawn mowers, cleaning hotels and changing diapers of white babies? So much to think about in this doc that I watched three times just to better absorb it all.
curiosofilms
curiosofilms
December 10, 2013
Really great documentary, but the bigots in it made me so angry I wanted to punch them.
Nikki Fluitt
Nikki Fluitt
November 30, 2013
A+
debra sparks
debra sparks
November 26, 2013
B-
Dennis Dugan
Dennis Dugan
October 15, 2013
I have to agree with Hugh Phillips. As a white, disgusting racist pig myself I gotta say these idiots reflect badly on we white trash in general. I'm embarrassed.
Hugh Phillips
Hugh Phillips
October 7, 2013
Wow,those idiots make me ashamed to be white...disgusting racist pigs!
Damian Benders
Damian Benders
September 26, 2013
A
I learned a lot from this. Didn't realize how much negativity there is out there on immigration.