La Libertad del Diablo (Devil’s Freedom). 2017. Mexico. Directed by Everardo González. Co-presented with Cinema Tropical. In Spanish; English subtitles. 74 min.
Hidden behind matching beige masks, victims and perpetrators of violence in Mexico reflect on the gruesome events that have come to shape their everyday lives. Stripped of names and faces, individuals are separated by their emotional response and stitched together by their shared fears.
Best of Luck with the Wall. 2017. USA. Directed by Josh Begley. 6 min.
Brooklyn-based data artist and app developer Josh Begley converts 200,000 satellite images of the US-Mexico border into an emotional reflection on a divisive issue.