LandFall

(LANDFALL)

Puerto Rico has been ravaged by Hurricane Maria and political corruption. A local community tries to revive its country, but the situation is thwarted by both the government and some bizarre traders in human misfortune.

After a natural disaster most Puerto Ricans lost access to drinking water, their jobs, and their homes. Because of the adverse political situation and long-term complex relations with the US government, nothing remained but a huge uncertainty about the entire country’s fate. Moreover, cryptocurrency speculators arrived and, with promises of mutual benefit, tried to buy properties from the locals and transform Puerto Rico into a luxury resort along the lines of a tax paradise. This film is a forceful portrait of injustice and dirty power tactics but also shows human determination and love of one’s country.

About the film

Director: Cecilia Aldarondo
USA
2020 | 91 min.

Language: English, Spanish

Subtitles: Czech, English
In the case of outdoor screenings, the films are shown only with Czech subtitles.

Czech premiere

Category

UnEarthed

Director

Cecilia Aldarondo

Filmography
2020 - Landfall
2017 - Picket Line
2016 - Memories of a Penitent Heart

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