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The Mexican Suitcase

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The story of three lost boxes known as the Mexican Suitcase that were recovered in 2007. The boxes, misplaced in the chaos at the start of WWII, contained 4,500 of the Spanish Civil War negatives by the legendary photographer Robert Capa and fellow photographers Gerda Taro and David “Chim” Seymour, reclaiming a key part of the 20th century’s visual history.

Running Time: 55/86 min.
Subject(s): Arts and Culture, European History, History, Photography, War
Language(s): English, Spanish
Subtitles: English, Spanish
Director(s):
Producer(s): Eamon O'Farrill, Paco Poch
Cinematographer: Claudio Rocha
Editor(s): Luis Lopez, Paloma Carillo, Bernat Aragones
Production Company: 212 Berlin

Press

  • "...a bold and fascinating film..."
    Mark Adams

Festival Participation

  • Doc Miami FF
    Best Historical Documentary
  • Doku Weeks
  • Dubai FF
  • Karlovy Vary
  • Morelia FF
  • San Sebastian FF
  • Sao Paulo IFF

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