STILL HERE

In the deserts of Baja California (México), Daria and Teresa are the last two speakers of the Ku’ahl indigenous language. In their world of oblivion and decrepitude, they lament the imminent extinction of the ku’ahl language and culture as the modern world moves on with indifference. But as long as Daria and Teresa converse together, ku’ahl lives.

Director: Álvaro Hernández Blanco
Spain, 2022
16:25 min | trailer

Álvaro Hernández Blanco is a Madrid-born filmmaker and content creator based in México. His projects include the western short "Once Upon A Time On the Border" (2013) and "Gotta Serve Somebody" (2015), winner of the International Showing Film Awards. Álvaro has also worked as editor across various documentaries and as a producer for numerous online content outlets. In 2021, he published his first book "A Migrant’s Musings".

Álvaro Hernández Blanco, Director of Still Here (2022)

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