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The Sower

( El Sembrador )

Melissa Elizondo Moreno

  • Spanish (with English subtitles); 85 min

The Sower - Melissa Elizondo Moreno

Mexico, 2018, 85 min
  • Best Documentary from a Female Director / Audience Award for a Mexican Feature Documentary - Morelia Interational Film Festival
  • Production: University Center for Film Studies / National Autonomous University of Mexico

Bartolomé, a teacher in a multigrade school on the mountains of Chiapas in Mexico, knows well that pedagogy is not based on textbooks and cannot fit behind the four walls of a classroom. A true sower of knowledge unravels his philosophy and method and becomes a beacon of hope for the creation of a humanistic model of education based on curiosity and love for the outside world.