vampires of poverty

Last weekend a screening and performance was organised and performed at Cittadellarte by Resò artist Luisa Ungar and UNIDEE resident Carolina Rito.

They screened the extraordinary Colombian (mock or not) documentary Agarrando Pueblo (english title: The Vampires of Poverty) by Carlos Mayolo and Luis Ospina which investigates the themes of “vampire” like film crews that descend into poor areas in order to film the misery…misery porn in other words…anyway the film was made in 1977 but feels extremely current especially in the light of the social media documentation we all have at our disposal that constantly throws up moral dilemas over what one should or should not document…this film is really worth a view so watch it if you have the time, it lasts about half an hour…here it is:

Agarrando Pueblo from Big Sur® on Vimeo.

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