Jennifer Lopez will receive the Artists for Amnesty Award for her work on the film Bordertown on February 14 at the Berlin Film Festival. Lopez produced and starred in the film, which examines the murders of hundreds of women in a Mexican border town. "Since first hearing of these atrocities in 1998, when [director] Gregory Nava came to me with this project, I desperately wanted to tell this story," Lopez says. "I began working to ensure we made this film in order to bring the attention of the world to this tragedy and to pressure the Mexican government to bring to justice those responsible for these horrible crimes."
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