After the earthquakes of September 2017 in Mexico, the abandonment became obvious in many of the affected areas, especially in the poorest ones such as Ixtaltepec, Oaxaca. Avelina, Levit and Roberto talk after a few months about the experience they had with the earthquake and the uncertainty regarding the future as inhabitants of this municipality where around ten people died and 80% of the houses suffered damages.

Tras los terremotos de Septiembre de 2017 en México, el abandono se hizo notar en varias areas afectadas, especialmente en las más pobres como Ixtaltepec, Oaxaca. Avelina, Levit y Roberto, habitantes del municipio, comparten su experiencia e incertidumbre.

Co-directed with Pablo Ramos / México / 2017

Sara Escobar

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