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2016 | Color | 11:10

For a long time the town of Cherán, Michoacán, was harassed by the cartel "la familia michoacana" which blackmailed the population and destroyed the surrounding forests. Armed with stones and sticks its inhabitants decided to banish crime all together, stop the illegal felling of trees and reforest their woods.

Direction: Andrade Juárez; Gastón
Script: Andrade Juárez; Gastón
Production: Romero; Ariana, Andrade Juárez; Gastón
Photography: Romero; Ariana
Sound: Andrade Juárez; Gastón
Participation year at FICM: 2016

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the weight of the fallen

Through a letter, a son narrates the disappearance of his mother on the night of October 2, 1968, as well as the search that his father undertook until death without finding it. This essay made from a large number of photographs, is an evocation not only to the disappeared of 1968, but also to the disappearances of our days. In a country where people must learn to live under the weight of the fallen.

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The Silences

This is a story that explores mourning.

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The Tree

A tree is removed from its habitat and turned into the principal element of an indigenous tradition.

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