El País de la Eterna Primavera (Land of the Eternal Spring)

Directed By
Boaz Dvir
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Cinema Verde
2020
El País de la Eterna Primavera (Land of the Eternal Spring)
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El País de la Eterna Primavera (Land of the Eternal Spring)
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Waste
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Food
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Documentary
Guatemala
2020

San Francisco-based photojournalist Jason Henry (New York Times, Vice, Wall Street Journal) treks to Guatemala’s most infamous landfill, Teculután. Against the backdrop of the Sierra de las Minas mountains, Henry tries to maintain his composure as he shoots children digging through the garbage in search of shreds of sustenance in a monstrous heap of human and animal waste and burning ash. Surrounded by swarming flies and accompanied by writer Erik Maza (Baltimore Sun, Town & Country), Henry observes, “This is their playground.”

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