Monday 26 June 2017

Everyone noticed the same issue with RTE documentary The Undocumented

The Undocumented, RTE One
The Undocumented, RTE One
The Undocumented, RTE One, 9.35pm
Aoife Kelly

Aoife Kelly

RTE tackled the thorny issue of the illegal Irish in America in The Undocumented on Monday night and viewers all noticed the same thing.

There were six people who were living around New York interviewed for the doc and they spoke about their lives from running businesses to having families all under the threat of deportation in the wake of Trump's presidency.

However, there was a distinct lack of female voices.

 

Some suggested a reason why...

On the whole, however, nobody had a lot of sympathy for the people who shared their stories, and some took issue with the term 'undocumented'...

Six things we learned from RTE documentary The Undocumented  

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