Jamie Sisley

co-director of “Farewell Ferris Wheel”

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The new documentary “Farewell Ferris Wheel” reveals that 80 percent of carnival workers in the U.S. come from Mexico -- mostly the village of Tlapacoyan.

Mexican migrant workers power America's carnivals

The new documentary “Farewell Ferris Wheel” reveals that 80 percent of carnival workers in the U.S. come from Mexico -- mostly the village of Tlapacoyan.

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