The old mining town of Bisbee, Arizona is haunted by the ghosts of its past, figuratively and literally. Bisbee was the site of a brutal deportation of 1,200 striking miners, most of them immigrants, who were left to die in the desert. Filmed during the centennial of this shocking but mostly forgotten event, BISBEE ’17 follows residents and descendants as they reenact the deportation. For some, the reenactment dredges up painful personal history; for others, it shifts their worldview.

  • Robert Greene
  • 118 minutes
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About Sarasota Film Festival

Welcome to our new ticketing interface! These listings are posted in advance of our ticket sales. Peruse our films and add your favorite films to your wishlist. When tickets go on sale, you can order directly from your wishlist. Tickets go on sale March 24 to members and March 26 to the general public. The Sarasota Film Festival (SFF) is recognized as a world-class platform for thought-provoking films from some of the best known and emerging independent voices. Although we are one of nearly 850 film festivals in North America, we continually rank in the top ten percent.

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