Jacinta and her granddaughter Indira are Bolivian migrants. During the spring they work collecting flowers on the bank of the river, which they then sell in the Magdalena town cemetery. Their daily tasks are hampered by the racial problems that still exist in Argentina in relation to the ancestral cultures of Latin America.
Short (18mins) | Argentina
Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Igor Galuk has a degree in audiovisual communication from the National University of La Plata (UNLP). He is a screenwriter and audiovisual producer at Riocine and worked at TV Universidad, Untref Media and Panorama. With his short films "Tunnels on the river" (2009), "Sabaleros" (2013), "Palo Blanco" (2014), he has participated in several national and international festivals, among them the Festival of San Sebastián, Locarno and Viña del Mar. He made several documentary series including: "Olvidados del Río" (2011) and "Paisanos" (2012), which were premiered on Public TV and on the Encuentro Channel and awarded in the Nueva Miradas competitions on Television (UNQ). He has just completed his new short film, "La Vendedora de Lirios" (2019), and is finishing post-production of his first documentary feature, "Silencio en la ribera" (2020).