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2018 | Color | 85:50

Bartolomé, a teacher in a multigrade school on the mountains of Chiapas in Mexico, knows well that pedagogy is not based on textbooks and cannot fit behind the four walls of a classroom. A true sower of knowledge unravels his philosophy and method and becomes a beacon of hope for the creation of a humanistic model

of education based on curiosity and love for the outside world.

Direction: Elizondo Moreno; Melissa
Script: Elizondo Moreno; Melissa
Production: Girón; Cecilia, Elizondo Moreno; Melissa
Photography: Montell; Natali
Sound: Segovia; Alicia, Villegas; Gabriel
Music: Treviño; Ivan, Bilic; Ivana, Ten; Escape, Burritt; Michael, Carolina, Coastal, University Percussion Ensemble
Cast:Maestro Bartolomé Vázquez y los niños de la escuela primaria “Mariano Escobedo” en Chiapas, México.
Participation year at FICM: 2018

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