23 - 31 AUGUST 2013, PRIZREN

Drought

Cuates de Australia

Everardo González, Mexico,
2011, Colour, 90 min

    The inhabitants of Cuates de Australia, a communal land located in Coahuila (northeastern Mexico), hold an annual exodus in search for water during the dry season. In aforesaid exile, men, women, children and elderly await the arrival of the first drops of rain to return to their land; metaphor for a town that by wandering, in turn hide from death.

    Screening:

    09.07, Kino Lumbardhi, 14:00
    Director: Everardo González
    Producer: Martha Orozco
    Cinematographer: Everardo González
    Editor: Felipe Gómez
    Sound: Pablo Tamez

    Director biography

    Bachelor's degree in Social Communications at the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana and a degree in Directing by CCC. In 2003 he finished his first documentary feature film LA CANCIÓN DEL PULQUE. His subsequent work was LOS LADRONES VIEJOS and El cielo abierto, both have won awards and honorable mentions.

    Festivals and Awards

    IDFA 2011. Visions du Réel Nyon 2012. Best Mexican Documentary, Guadalajara FF 2012. Thessaloniki IDF 2012. Festival Internacional de Cine de Cartagena de Indias 2012.

    Contact

    Deckert Distribution GmbH
    Heino Deckert
    +493412156638
    info@deckert-distribution.com

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