Newsweek covers Mexican Suitcase

September 12, 2011

This week’s issue of Newsweek covers the documentary Mexican Suitcase (trailerKickstarter), which is also screened this week at the San Sebastián Film Festival (Sept. 19 & 20, details here), for the DocMiami International Film Festival, and as opening feature for the AFI Latin American Film Festival in Silver Spring, MD, on September 22:

Directed by Trisha Ziff, the film uses the disappearance and subsequent discovery of these photos as a metaphor for the upheavals of the war, the manner in which Spain continues to reckon with its history today, and the ways in which art can preserve human memory, even in the face of political repression.

More here.