V’17: OCTOBER 19 – NOVEMBER 2, 2017

Despedida

V' 13

Despedida

Alexandra Cuesta
USA/Ecuador, 2013
Shortfilms, 10min, OF

© Viennale © Viennale

Despedida

Alexandra Cuesta
USA/Ecuador, 2013
Shortfilms, 10min, OF

Sound: 
Alexandra Cuesta
Camera: 
Alexandra Cuesta
Editor: 
Alexandra Cuesta
Production: 
Alexandra Cuesta
World Sales: 
Alexandra Cuesta
Format: 
16 mm
Color

Shot in Boyle Heights in East Los Angeles, this transitory neighborhood resonates with the poetry of local resident Mapkaulu Roger Nduku. Verses about endings, looking and passing through open up the space projected. A string of tableaus gather a portrait of place and compose a goodbye letter to an ephemeral home.

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