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Natalia Almada presents "El Velador" at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco



Nov 01 2012 - Nov 04 2012


LOCATION

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
701 Mission Street (at 3rd Street)
San Francisco, CA

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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