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Mexican Short Film Online: Arbeit macht frei

Juan Manuel Erazo’s Arbeit macht frie/El trabajo te libera (2014), which was part of the Official Selection at the 13th edition of FICM, and also participated in the Online Short Film Selection, is now available permanently on the FICM YouTube channel.

Juan Manuel Erazo has worked as a director and editor. He co-founded Alterritorios, a platform for cultural investigation and creative workshops, and is also the founder of object a, a nomadic film laboratory. He has made several short films, which have been r​ecognized at various national and international film festivals.

In Arbeit macht frei, Joel, a restless worker who takes public transport from Ciudad
Salélite into Mexico City every day, encounters a fantastic deviation from his daily

Below, you can watch the short film in its entirety: