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Panorama - Against the Grain

They Made Us the Night Antonio Hernández

Nos hicieron noche

When tropical storm Dolores hit Mexico in 1974, the community of Charco Redondo was flooded beyond repair. Forced to evacuate, residents established a makeshift village nearby, San Marquitos, which is still missing from most regional maps. Those who brought their myths and folklore are now raising new generations, heirs of an unplanned relocation they didn’t experience first-hand. The film follows the Tello family members, each with different challenges, ideals, and goals. Among the everyday moments caught on film, a certain mystique permeates the work through the matriarch’s fervent desire to maintain her people’s spirituality.
— Editorial Team

They Made Us the Night

  • Country : Mexico
  • Year : 2021
  • V.O : Spanish
  • Subtitles : English
  • Duration : 76 MIN
  • Cinematography : Alonso Marañón
  • Editing : Fernando Delgado
  • Editing : Ximena Pineda
  • Editing : Martha Uc
  • Production : Fernando Delgado
  • Production : Antonio Hernández
  • Production : María Inés Roque
  • Music : Chino Ortega
  • Sound Design : Chino Ortega
Filmography of Antonio Hernández :

Labour thesis (2010)
I transit (2013)
Vestiges of Paradise (2013)

The film’s journey :

Guadalajara International Film Festival | World Premiere, Mezcal Competition

Los Cabos International Film Festival | Main Competition

CPH:DOX | Main Doc Award

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