Drought/Cuates de Australia

Friday, August 10 - Thursday, August 16, 2012

Filmmakers in person Mon Aug 13 at 5:10, Tues Aug 14 at 7:25, and Wed Aug 15 at 9:45!

Residents from the ejido (communal land) Los Cuates de Australia in Northeast Mexico perform every year a massive exodus to look for water during drought. In this exile, men, women, elders, and children wait for the first drops of water to return to their lands, metaphor of a small town that hides from death.

Part of DocuWeeks 2012

  • Country Mexico
  • Language English
  • Rating NR
  • Running Time 83 minutes
  • Director Everardo Gonz