Whose City Podcast Interview with Michael Dear

June 6, 2023 | Whose City?
Whose City host Larry Herzog talks with geographer and border scholar Michael Dear about his pathbreaking new book Border Witness, which uses film to better understand the changing Tijuana-San Diego border region.

The Border Film Genre

The term ‘genre’ is generally understood to refer to types of film that share common characteristics relating to theme and style of filmmaking.

Michael Dear’s Top 15 Border Films

Here is a list of my 15 favorite border films in chronological order, including many “classics” of the genre. Most films are easily accessible, but some might require a deeper search.