About En el Hoyo (In the Pit)

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En el hoyo portrays the daily experiences, personal lives, and camaraderie of construction workers as they build the second story of Mexico City’s massive Periférico Freeway. Revealing both the nobility of some workers and the unseemliness of others, the film broaches the different ways that men and women endure and comprehend their undercompensated and often unacknowledged toil that remains hidden to millions of motorists and passersby.

This screening in sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences’ Themester 2015, the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Latino Studies, and the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies. Contains mature language. In Spanish with English subtitles. (35mm Presentation)

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