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A Movie a Day, Day 36: Last Best Chance

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A Movie a Day, Day 36: <em>Last Best Chance</em>

Yesterday’s movie was Last Best Chance, a powerful documentary about the Senate’s fight over whether to make U.S. immigration policies more sensible and humane in the post-9/11 era. The title refers to the comprehensive reform bill that was seen by its supporters as the “last best chance” this nation would have to get this right for a long time, and the film drives home what we lost when we failed to pass it. Here’s my review, which is part of Slant’s coverage of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival.