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Our Mothers / Nuestras Madres

Thu, Sep 17 at 7:00PM

This is part of Portland Latin American Film Festival 2020

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Our Mothers

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Guatemala, Belgium 2019 / Drama / 78 min. / Spanish with English Subtitles
Director: César Díaz
Interview with the director available after the film.


Synopsis: Guatemala, 2013, the whole country is immersed in the trial of soldiers who sparked the civil war. The victims' statements come one after another. Ernesto is a young anthropologist working for the Forensic Foundation; his job is to identify the missing. One day, while hearing the account of an old woman, he thinks he has found a lead that might guide him to his father, a guerrillero who went missing during the war. Against his mother’s wishes, he flings himself body and soul into the case, looking for truth and resolution.

Film selected by Belgium for the Oscars 2020.

2019: Cannes Film Festival: Golden Chamber: Best First Film
2019: Havana Festival: Special Mention

Sinopsis en español: Guatemala, 2013. El país está fascinado por el juicio de los oficiales militares que comenzaron la guerra civil. Los testimonios de las víctimas siguen llegando. Ernesto, un joven antropólogo de la Fundación Forense, identifica a las personas que han desaparecido. Un día, a través de la historia de una anciana, Ernesto cree que ha encontrado una pista que le permitirá encontrar a su padre, un guerrillero que desapareció durante la guerra.

Película seleccionada por Bélgica para los Oscar 2020.

2019: Festival de Cannes: Cámara de Oro: Mejor ópera prima
2019: Festival de La Habana: Mención especial

Entrevista con el director disponible después de la función.

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