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Omar and Gloria

( Omar y Gloria )

Jimmy Cohen

  • Spanish (with English subtitles); 84 min

Omar and Gloria - Jimmy Cohen

Mexico, 2017, 84 min
  • Starring: Gloria Aguilar López, Omar Manuel Aguilar, Acerina
  • Production: Circo 2.12 Distribución / Asalto a la peluquería S.A

Omar & Gloria dance Danzon. Gloria who is 80 years old is a woman full of light. For over 15 years Omar has been her  accomplice and dancing partner. Omar and Gloria are mother and son. As part of their daily lives, they record themselves regularly. They capture every moment of their lives as amateur filmmakers, whilst also becoming their own audience. Omar relates to life through Gloria. She relates to the world through her video camera. Together, they both tell a unique life story told through music in dancing halls, their lived and recorded memories, and the traditional 11 steps set by every good Danzon.