Meko Sayane: A portrait of Pierre B.
The lives of two Mexicans in two very different films.
Meko Seyane - A portrait of Pierre B. Francois Mertens, 60mins, Mexico/Belgium, 2012, Spanish & French with English subtitles
Pierre B's story begins when he leaves his life and legal career in Belgium to follow his passion for photography in Mexico.
Silvestre Pantaleón Roberto Olivares, 70mins, Mexico, 2011, Nahuatl with English subtitles
An elderly man from the Nahuatl-speaking village of San Agustin Oapan, Guerrero, Mexico, struggles to pay for a curing ceremony and provide for his family. He dedicates himself to the only remunerative activities he knows, handcrafting rope for religious ceremonies and building seldom-used household objects that he alone still has the skills to produce.
A simple and universal tale of aging, told with lingering imagery and the lyrical details of day to day life.