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Natalia Almada presents "El Velador" at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, MO



Oct 19 2012


LOCATION

Nelson Atkins Museum of Art
4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO

FORMAT

Screening

Discipline

Film and Video

Natalia Almada presents her film El Velador: From dusk to dawn, El Velador accompanies Martin, a guard who watches over the extravagant mausoleums of some of Mexico’s most notorious drug lords. In the labyrinth of the cemetery, this film about violence without violence reminds us that, amid the turmoil of a drug war that has claimed more than 50,000 lives, ordinary existence persists in Mexico and quietly defies the dead.


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