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La Camioneta: The Journey of One American School Bus
La Camioneta: The Journey of One American School Bus
preceded by Soil
Summer Showcase
(Guatemala , USA, 2012, 72 mins)
In English, Spanish with English subtitles
Directed By: Mark Kendall
Executive Producer: Esther Robinson
Producers: Mark Kendall, Rafael Gonzlez
Consulting Producer: Bernardo Ruiz
Cinematographer: Mark Kendall
Editor: Mark Kendall
Co-Editor: Shannon Kennedy
Music: T. Griffin
From its opening scene on an overcast day at a Pennsylvania bus auction, it’s hard to imagine where Mark Kendall’s feature debut will go. But from the moment it starts, this illuminating documentary about the perils of everyday life as a bus driver in Guatemala takes its audience on a spellbinding ride that transcends gang warfare and suffering.

Tracking an ordinary American school bus across the border, through Mexico, and into Guatemala, where it is painstakingly transformed into a vibrant camioneta, Kendall focuses on the personal stories of the artists and drivers whose lives and fates depend on this unique mode of transport.

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Screening Schedule
Sun, Jun 17th 2:20pm
Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE 14
$13.00
Tue, Jun 19th 7:30pm
Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE 14
$13.00

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