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Author: Natalia Almada; Altamura Films,; American Documentary, Inc.,; Latino Public Broadcasting (Firm),; Icarus Films,
Publisher: [Brooklyn, NY] : Icarus Films, [2012]. ©2011
Edition/Format:   DVD video : SpanishView all editions and formats
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Award-winning filmmaker Natalia Almada depicts the brutality of Mexico's drug war through the quiet that falls between the moments of violence. The film follows a night watchman in a Culiacan cemetery, a place populated with large mausoleums of Mexico's most notorious drug lords. Almada's beautiful portrait of daily life in the cemetery sits at the intersection between those who live there and those who rest there.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Feature films
Nonfiction films
Spanish language materials
Foreign language films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Natalia Almada; Altamura Films,; American Documentary, Inc.,; Latino Public Broadcasting (Firm),; Icarus Films,
OCLC Number: 808745704
Language Note: Spanish dialogue with English subtitles.
Notes: Release date: Sep. 18, 2012.
Videodisc release of the 2011 documentary.
Credits: Cinematography, editor, Natalia Almada.
Description: 1 videodisc (72 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; wide screen (16:9).
Other Titles: Night watchman
Responsibility: Altamura Films ; a film by Natalia Almada ; director/producer, Natalia Almada ; a co-production of Altamura Films and American Documentary/POV in association with Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB).
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Award-winning filmmaker Natalia Almada depicts the brutality of Mexico's drug war through the quiet that falls between the moments of violence. The film follows a night watchman in a Culiacan cemetery, a place populated with large mausoleums of Mexico's most notorious drug lords. Almada's beautiful portrait of daily life in the cemetery sits at the intersection between those who live there and those who rest there.

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