In this clip affiliated with The Ballad of Esequiel Hernández lesson plan, figures from the military and the town talk about the mission of the U.S. Marines in Redford, Texas, and about the chain of events that led to Esequiel’s death. After watch the clip, students will write down their observations, discuss the actions of the marines and of Esequiel, and write about whether or not the marines acted appropriately in the situation.
Genre: Documentary, Special Interest
Directed By: Kieran Fitzgerald
Written By: Kieran Fitzgerald, Brendan Fitzgerald, Shane Slattery-Quintanilla
In Theaters: Apr 27, 2007 Wide
On Disc/Streaming: May 19, 2020
Runtime: 90 minutes
Studio: First Run Features