2012. Scotland/Spain. Chico Pereira. 76 min.
North American premiere. Followed by a discussion with Chico Pereira
Sunday, February 17, 2013, 2:30 p.m.
Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1
2012. Scotland/Spain. Directed by Chico Pereira. A reclusive chain smoker who interacts only with his wife remains firmly rooted in his routine—until the day his doctor tells him he has to quit smoking. With "actors" playing themselves, the story unveils the tragic history of an old mining town and its transition into the present. The film received the 2012 IDFA Award for Student Competition. Courtesy of the Scottish Documentary Institute. (IS) In Spanish; English subtitles. 76 min.
In the Film exhibition Documentary Fortnight 2013: MoMA’s International Festival of Nonfiction Film and Media
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