Q&A with Francisco Rodriguez, Laura Huertas Millán, and Deborah Stratman
An impressionistic exploration into the final moments of four Chinese workers who died at sea, an astute observation of indigenous weavers who use a pre-Spanish loom to create their work, and a multilayered portrait of the residents of Dawson City, Yukon Territory.
A Moon Made of Iron / Una luna de hierro
Francisco Rodriguez, Chile/France, 2017, 28m
North American Premiere
Four Chinese workers died at sea after jumping from their boat in the hopes of reaching Chile. This film explores their story, mixing impressionist images of the sea with straightforward interviews.
Laura Huertas Millán, USA/Argentina, 2017, 29m
Spanish with English subtitles
Continuing the groundbreaking anthropological work of Harvard’s Sensory Ethnography Lab, Laura Huertas Millán follows a group of indigenous weavers who use a pre-Spanish loom to create their work. The women and men onscreen discuss what freedom means to them—be it the decision not to marry or what it is to be wealthy.
Deborah Stratman, USA/Canada, 2018, 15m
A multilayered portrait of the residents of Dawson City, Yukon Territory, who live in perpetual winter and hibernal darkness.