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Luis Argueta, director of the documentary, "AbUSed -- The Postville Raid," speaks about his film Monday at the Willmar Education and Arts Center. Argueta presented a preview of his film. Tribune photo by Gary Miller

A story 'that has to be told': Filmmaker shows preview of documentary on Iowa ICE raid


WILLMAR -- The audience sat on folding chairs in the WEAC rehearsal hall Monday night as they watched a 24-minute rough cut of Luis Argueta's film in progress, a documentary about the 2008 immigration raid on a meatpacking plant in Postville, Iowa.

Near the end of an open discussion afterwards with the filmmaker, a woman in the audience got to the point. Now that we've seen the film, what should we do? she asked.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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