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Eugenio Polgovsky

Mexico

Biography

Eugenio Polgovsky (Mexico City, 1977) is a filmmaker, cinematographer and editor. Known for the documentaries "Tropic of Cancer" (2004), "The Inheritors" (2008) and "Mexican ritual" (2012).

Polgovsky has become a prominent independent documentary filmmaker of the Mexican scene, with a personal cinematography enchained with a meticulous editing. He explores the backgrounds of the Mexican reality, from the rural ancient world to the urban areas, the mega city of Mexico. His films contain an intense social and political density through the portrait of the cotidianity of the forgotten people, (Los Olvidados, a leit motif subject of his films), his eye research those that the massive media and people doesn't see.

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Trace of the future according to Eugenio Polgovsky

Une trace du futur selon Eugenio Polgovsky (Orig.) / 2014 / Mexico / 3 min

Filmmakers that were selected at Visions du Réel in the past twenty editions celebrate the Festival's anniversary by each making a short movie in which they expose their view of the future.

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