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NCLAFF: El Guardián de la memoria | The Guardian of Memory

still from film, empty house in the middle of desert
Tuesday, October 11, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:49 pm
NC Latin American Film Festival

Free and open to the public.

Dir. by Marcela Arteaga. Mexico. 2020. 93 min. In Spanish with English subtitles.

The Guardian of Memory tells the story of Mexican men, women, and children seeking safety in the US. Carlos Spector, an immigration lawyer born in El Paso, TX, fights to obtain political asylum for Mexicans fleeing extreme violence. This is the story about the kindness and hope that still exists in people who endured tremendous suffering, and Carlos Spector's tireless efforts to help them.

With short film "Making Waves: The Cocoa Cinnamon Story," dir. by Victoria Bouloubasis and Pilar Timpane. With the participation of the directors, and the attorneys Jenny Juana Doyle Velasco and Evan Benz.