Esencia / Essence

Saturday, Feb. 26th, 7:15pm

Auditorium, King Juan Carlos Center (map)

US Premiere

Directed by Sol Garzón José Antonio Guayasamín

Ecuador, 2010

Documentary, 30 min.

Spanish & Quechua with Spanish subtitles. NO English subtitles.


This documentary is about the life of three older people (Mary, 73; Sergio, 67; and Juan Manuel, 77) that live very different realities.
 Mary lives in a home for elderly people on the coast of Ecuador. Sergio lives alone and works as a guard in the city. Juan Manuel works as a farmer in the mountains. These three humble people communicate their life experiences and ideas about aging.


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