A Film by Iliana Sosa

2022 | Documentary | 1 HR 11 Min

WHAT WE LEAVE BEHIND follows Julián Moreno, who, after a lifetime of bus rides to the United States to visit his children, quietly begins building a house in his rural Mexico at the age of 89. In filming his work and final days, his granddaughter, Iliana Sosa, crafts a piercingly personal and poetic love letter to her elder and his homeland.

Directed by Iliana Sosa

“Iliana Sosa’s extraordinary portrait of her grandfather’s cross-border life.”  

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What We Leave Behind

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A Film by Iliana Sosa

2022 | Documentary | 1 HR 11 Min

WHAT WE LEAVE BEHIND follows Julián Moreno, who, after a lifetime of bus rides to the United States to visit his children, quietly begins building a house in his rural Mexico at the age of 89. In filming his work and final days, his granddaughter, Iliana Sosa, crafts a piercingly personal and poetic love letter to her elder and his homeland.

Directed by Iliana Sosa

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