Bocamina (Pithole)

Potosí, the colonial mining town. At the Pithole, faces of the workers leaving the mine. These faces, turned into still images, are observed by the youth. Absorbing the people, the land, the industry, survival and the past in change.
Director/Producer: Miguel Hilari – Aymara/German
Bolivia | 2019 | 22 min
Spanish w/ English Subtitles ǀ Short Documentary
Canadian Premiere
Miguel Hilari films deal with memory, migration, colonial history and work. They have been screened at Cinéma du Réel, CPH:DOX, Oberhausen, Images, Lincoln Center and Valdivia among other venues.

Content Warning: None

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