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2019 | Color | 29:38

On September 19, 2017, a powerful earthquake shakes Mexico. In one of the hardest-hit villages, children learn to sublimate trauma through their inner poetic worlds and the colors of paint. In San Gregorio Atlapulco, Xochimilco, the creation of community through art reminds us that when the earth opens up, so do our hearts.

Country: México
Direction: Elizondo Moreno; Melissa
Script: Elizondo Moreno; Melissa
Production: Castro; Alayde, Garza; Silvia, Hernández; Martha
Photography: Montell; Natali
Sound: Gutiérrez; Elvira, Puente; Isis
Music: Herrera; Pablo
Cast:González Mendoza; Josafat, Mendoza; Xochiquetzal, Hernández; Erandi, Jiménez; Paloma, Calvario;, Rosagel; Jan, Andrade; Hugo
Participation year at FICM: 2019

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The sower

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.

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Túmin. Solidarity Economy

A portrait of El Espinal, a small forgotten town in the mountains of the Totonacapan in the northern part of the State of Veracruz in Mexico, where the residents decided to create their own economic system by printing a community currency called Túmin. This coin is based on the exchange system, initiating in this way an autonomous project, separate from the government, and one that runs counter to the capitalist system.

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