Building The American Dream

(2019) dir. Chelsea Hernandez Running Time 1hr 15min

In Texas, construction workers face the deadliest conditions in the country. Building the American Dream is a feature documentary following three immigrant families who are rising up to seek justice and equality in the construction industry. It's a story of courage, resilience, and community, shining a light on the hardworking immigrants who build the American Dream.

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