If your not familiar with this little gem of a reality show, i want to heartily endorse it to you. This show comes from the Academy Award nominee mind of Morgan Spurlock ( of Super Size Me fame ). In it Morgan explore’s what life changing experiences are possible in 30 days. The concept for the show stemmed from the transformation Spurlock underwent when he ate nothing but fast food for 30 days in his movie Super Size Me . In this new FX series, Morgan Spurlock asks the question, what would happen if people spend 30 days living in someone else’s shoes?
The following episode is free on itunes. And i must say, it’s a really good one on the immigration issue in the US. The episode eventually leaves politics aside and humanizes and puts faces to those on both sides of the debate.
The following is a brief description of the episode. download it, you won’t regret it.
Frank George is a member of the Minutemen, a citizen’s volunteer group that patrols the country’s borders. Like all Minutemen, Frank holds staunch anti-illegal immigration views, as he and his family legally immigrated from Cuba to Miami when Frank was 7 years old. He will live with a Mexican family of mixed status in a onebedroom apartment in Los Angeles, and will work side by side with the father as a handyman.