We the Stones
Nosotros las piedras

Alvaro Torres Crespo, 2017, Mexico-Costa Rica. 74'. In Spanish with English subtitles. NYC Premiere.

Q&A with director Alvaro Torres Crespo. Moderated by Yoruba Richen.

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Even though the Government expelled them from their lands in the name of ecologic preservation 40 years ago, a group of panners keep searching the rivers for gold, in Costa Rica's jungle. Their living as modern pariahs shows their fight for survivance, and questions the country's conservationist fame.

This event is co-presented by the Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY and UNIONDOCS.

Thursday, May 9, 6:00 pm

Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY
219 West 40th Street
Room 308
New York, NY 10018