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Guadalajara Film Festival (FICG) and Eva Longoria

by Sydney Levine
March 29, 2011 10:33 AM
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Eva Longoria Debuts The Harvest at Guadalajara International Film Festival


Actress Eva Longoria, the "Desperate Housewives" actress, premiered her new documentary The Harvest at the Guadalajara International Film Festival. While in Guadalajara, Mexico she expressed how she hopes for the Unites States and Latin America will approve laws which will protect minors who work in farms. The documentary follows three migrant boys as they work 14-hour days in U.S. fields along the border with Mexico.

Longoria says she wants "to be the voice of these children no one listens to."

“This is a worldwide problem and I hope we can change the law in the United States, said the artist at the premiere of the documentary “The Harvest,” which she co-produced.

The film, directed by Roberto Romano, exposes the harsh conditions under which three undocumented children work and live, day-to-day, in the United States.

Longoria is one of the stars whose participating in the film festival which ends April 1st. She said that the documentary will be showing in theaters in the future. She added that this is just the beginning of her role as film producer.

In her capacity as an actress, Longoria will be debuting her new movie Cristiada, co-starring Andy García. The movie has already been screened in Mexico and will be opening in the United States.

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