Everardo González

LA CANCION DEL PULQUE

A portrait of daily life in La Pirata, a pulque bar. A portrait of its parishioners. A tribute to pulque, to the people who drink pulque, to ranchero music and the barrio.

Mexico 2003
Regie: Everardo González
60 min, 35 mm, Farbe, span. OF mit engl. UT

LOS LADRONES VIEJOS – DIE ALTEN DIEBE

They are over 60 years old, have been imprisoned for decades and living legends: the „old thieves“ of Mexico, who evenly brought to perfection the art of theft as a profession with the ethos in the 60s and 70s and contributed to Mexico’s social history as “gentlemen thieves”. They mostly started off as street kids motivated by the need to survive as well as the fascination of quick money, they worked with talent and learned skills as pickpockets, street robbers and burglars. read more