As a young boy, Benjamin crosses the Mexican border illegally with his family and winds up on the hard streets of Los Angeles, where he faces trouble both at home and in society. Through his story, South of Good addresses issues such as illegal immigration, gangs, drugs, incarceration and the struggle it can take to stay alive.
South of Good speaks of the perils of illegal immigration, of human smugglers, of missery, being young, and the struggle it takes to stay alive.
This is a touching real-life story of survival, injustice, rejection and acceptance. The recounting of Benjamin's story is stark and poignant, delivered with insight and humor.