EL SILENCIO DE LAS MOSCAS / THE SILENCE OF THE FLIES
Eliezer Arias | Venezuela | 2013 | Documentary | 92 min | NY PREMIERE
Quad Cinema – April 13 @ 5:00PM
SYNOPSIS

Against the majestic backdrop of the Venezuelan Andes, Marcelina and Mercedes recount the story of their daughters, who committed suicide at the precarious age of 15. The film places their deaths in the broader perspective of rural communities where suicide is taking on epidemic proportions.

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DIRECTOR

Eliezer Arias is a Venezuelan filmmaker and anthropologist with a PhD from the University of Bath, England. He has taken screenplay tutorials with Lucrecia Martel, Felipe Vega, Javier Corcuera, Nicolas Echevarría and Guillermo Arriaga. The Silence of the flies is his second documentary.