A Place of Absence
 
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The film’s narrative follows the director, Marialuisa, through her personal search to find meaning in loss, which leads her to a group of Central American women called the Caravan of Mothers.

These mothers are desperately searching for their sons and daughters who have vanished en route to the U.S. By drawing parallels with her own family’s emotional turmoil in the aftermath of her uncle’s disappearance during Argentina’s ‘Dirty War’.

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Angela finds her daughter incarcerated. She visits her in a Jail in Mexico bringing her a red rose.

Angela finds her daughter incarcerated. She visits her in a Jail in Mexico bringing her a red rose.

Leticia is looking in brothels for her missing daughter

Leticia is looking in brothels for her missing daughter

Anita visiting a Mass grave in San Diego when she looks for her son within the dead.

Anita visiting a Mass grave in San Diego when she looks for her son within the dead.

Amnesty International estimates that 70,000 have gone missing while trying to reach the US.

Amnesty International estimates that 70,000 have gone missing while trying to reach the US.

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GUADALUPE   Whose son remains missing after being ransomed by a cartel two years earlier
The Caravan of Mother's from Central America finally speaking at the Mexican Senate in 2016

The Caravan of Mother's from Central America finally speaking at the Mexican Senate in 2016

 

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