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El Soñador, 2013

El Soñador is an intimate portrait of a dreamer, Marcos "El Soñador" Alvarez, a blind street musician from El Salvador living in San Francisco. Shot in 16mm and Super-8 film and using hand-processing and optical-printing techniques, El Soñador attempts to cinematically represent Marcos' struggles with blindness and poverty as well as his dreams of overcoming them with music.


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