Craig Campbell and PJ Raval, UT Austin, present: Nosotros Las Piedras (We the Stones)

Nosotros Las Piedras (We the Stones), a film by Álvaro Torres Crespo

Costa Rica, 2018
Documentary, 74 min, Color
Spanish with English subtitles

The Austin premiere screening of the award winning documentary film NOSOTROS LAS PIEDRAS (WE THE STONES) followed by a Q&A with the director, Alvaro Torres-Crespo.

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019, 7:00 PM
Alamo Drafthouse Mueller
1911 Aldrich Street, Suite 120 , Austin, TX 78723
(tickets available through link above)

Synopsis
Even though the Government expelled them from their lands in the name of ecologic preservation 40 years ago, a group of panners keep searching the rivers for gold, in Costa Rica’s jungle. Their living as modern pariahs shows their fight for survivance, and questions the country’s conservationist fame.

Presented by Craig Campbell and PJ Raval, UT Austin.
With support from: UT Austin’s Intermedia Workshop, Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts, and Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies.
Promotional partner: Cine Las Americas.