Las Pureras y El Pájaro Flor

“Las Pureras y El Pajaro Flor” is a poetic film that relies on three personal stories to comment on the process of change within traditions in the town of Suchitoto in El Salvador. The narrators of this film are the last three women in town who practice the craft of rolling cigars, all of whom shared similar struggles in an environment where modernity, violence, and tradition dictated and still influences social life and the means of survival.

LocationEl SalvadorYear2012-2014SkillsDirection, Cinematography, Editing