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Chircales
Marta Rodríguez & Jorge Silva
1971
BW
42 minutes
Colombia
Spanish
English
Chircales
This film portrays the life of a family of brick makers in the outskirts of Bogotá, Colombia, documenting the personal experience of the Castañeda family to expose the exploitation of manual laborers. Chircales offers the viewer an intimate look at their hardships.
Reviews
“Recognized for its originality and beauty as a quite exceptional fusion of politics, visual poetry, and ethnographic documentary” - Encyclopedia of the Documentary Film
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