Immigration Turf

Palos Hills
The story of a young Chicano turf dancer and his struggle to defend his father from an ICE raid on his family’s home. Interpretive dance narrative that explores the struggles of an undocumented Mexican family that argues about money and labor at the dinner table. As the son (Johnny) and father (Benito) argue about education and the economy, two immigration officers raid the home and Johnny is left with no other choice but to defend his father with the dance skills he’s acquired in the United States.