03 – 11 August 2018
Edition XVII

03 – 11 August 2018
Edition XVII

:América

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:América

USA, 2018, 77 min

Diego, a young circus artist, must return home and reunite with his brothers after their ninety-three year old grandmother, América, falls from her bed, causing their father to be jailed under accusation of elder neglect. Diego is a dreamer who sees poetry and purpose in this tragedy. He believes América, despite her immobility and advanced dementia, fell willfully, to bring the separated family back together. But Diego’s dream of familial cohesion fades as the brothers clash over money, communication, and the considerable challenge of offering full-time care to América.

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Erick Stoll & Chase Whiteside are non-fiction filmmakers from Ohio. They co-founded the political web series NEW LEFT MEDIA, which tracked political movements under the Obama presidency, and co-directed LIFELIKE, a dispassionate reconstruction of the taxidermic process. Stoll additionally co-directed GOOD WHITE PEOPLE, which won Best Short prizes at Camden and Indie Memphis, among others. Whiteside, now based in Brooklyn, additionally directed a short profile of an undocumented immigrant who worked in a Trump hotel, which received widespread media coverage.
Special Jury Mention (Dox:Award) – CPH:DOX 2018. Illuminate Award - Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018. Guggenheim Emerging Artist Award – Full Frame FF 2018. Best Documentary – Ashland FF 2018. True/False FF 2018. AFI DOCS 2018.
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