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THE GUARDIAN OF MEMORY

(EL GUARDIÁN DE LA MEMORIA)

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.

THE FILMMAKER

Marcela Arteaga graduated from Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica. Remembrance, her first feature documentary film, received support from the Rockefeller Foundation and received the FIPRESCI Prize for Best Mexican Film at the Guadalajara IFF, México, and the Jury’s Special Award at the Guanajuato IFF and the Festival of Málaga.

FESTIVALS AND AWARDS

World Premier Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival
US Premier Margaret Mead Film Festival
Festival De Cine De Morelia
Winner Prince of Prestige Academy Award for Cinematography
The Cartagena Film Festival (FICCI), Cartagena, Colombia
Movies That Matter, Amsterdam, Netherlands

THE GUARDIAN OF MEMORY (EL GUARDIÁN DE LA MEMORIA)

Catalog # EPF16026 ● ISBN: 978-1-933724-66-9 ● UPC: 6-82086-16026-9 ● NTSC

93 Minutes ● Copyright 2019 ● Spanish, English Subtitles