The country of eternal spring

The country of eternal spring

Section: 
Nemzetközi Filmszemle - Dokumentumfilm, etűdfilmek
Length: 
03:42
15:15 25. Monday
Director: 
Boaz Dvir

Award-winning filmmaker Boaz Dvir tells the stories of ordinary people who, under extraordinary circumstances, transform into trailblazers: an average inner-city schoolteacher who emerges as a disruptive innovator (Discovering Gloria); an uneducated truck driver who becomes a child-protection activist (Jessie’s Dad); and a Holocaust survivor who sets out to kill his father’s Nazi executioner (Cojot). Dvir’s films have been distributed by PBS, Hulu, Amazon Prime, The New York Times and others.

El País de la Eterna Primavera (Land of the Eternal Spring), a documentary short, follows San Francisco-based photojournalist Jason Henry (New York Times, Vice, Wall Street Journal) as he treks to Guatemala’s most infamous landfill, Teculután. Against the backdrop of the Sierra de las Minas mountains, Jason tries to maintain his composure as he shoots children rampaging through the garbage searching for shreds of sustenance in a monstrous heap of human and animal waste and burning ash.