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Un documental sobre la historia de un artesano/A documentary about the history of an artisan
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Mi Herencia, es un documental que habla sobre la vida diaria de don Jesús, un artesano que por años a mantenido viva la elaboración artesanal del molcajete, el cual es un instrumento tradicional de la cocina mexicana, con este documental se quiere proyectar a las personas los riesgos de este oficio pero a su vez la férrea determinación de mantener vivas nuestras raíces y cultura. Somos un grupo de jóvenes muy entusiastas que deseamos contar esta historia a través del cine, con los fondos recaudados se rentara el equipo necesario para la filmación y edición así como las comidas y traslados.  

 
Mi Herencia, is a documentary that talks about the daily life of Don Jesus, an artisan who for years has kept alive the handmade elaboration of molcajete, which is a traditional instrument of Mexican cuisine, with this documentary you want to project people the risks of this trade but at the same time the iron determination to keep alive our roots and culture. We are a group of very enthusiastic young people who want to tell this story through the cinema, with the funds raised will be rented the necessary equipment for filming and editing as well as meals and transfers. 



"He is Don Jesus, he has been working molcajete for more than 50 years, he has inherited this office from his father, this activity has been carried out for generations".

El hacha, la herramienta principal que se utiliza para la elaboración del molcajete.
El hacha, la herramienta principal que se utiliza para la elaboración del molcajete.

"The ax is the main tool used to make the molcajete".

El GIFF Festival Internacional de Cine en Guanajuato es el festival cinematográfico más importante de todo México, fundado en 1998 por Sarah Hoch actual directora del festival y Ernesto Herrera presidente de la fundación “Expresión en corto”, su cede es dentro del mismo estado, en el municipio de San Miguel de Allende y en Guanajuato capital; donde estará participando en la categoría de Identidad y pertenencia. 

The GIFF International Film Festival in Guanajuato is the most important film festival in Mexico, founded in 1998 by Sarah Hoch current director of the festival and Ernesto Herrera president of the foundation "Expression in short", its cede is in the same state, in the municipality of San Miguel de Allende and in Guanajuato capital; where he will be participating in the category of Identity and belonging.

Identidad y pertenencia es la categoría donde los participantes plasman por medio de un cortometraje documental de 10 minutos la cultura, tradiciones y creencias del estado a través de distintas historias que crean arraigo en cada uno de nosotros, haciéndonos parte de ellas. 

Identity and belonging is the category where participants, through a 10-minute documentary short film, culture, traditions and beliefs of the state through different stories that create roots in each of us, making us part of them.

Somos un grupo de 10 jóvenes estudiantes de la Universidad Tecnológica del Suroeste de Guanajuato en la Facultad de Desarrollo Empresarial, muy diferentes entre sí, que son muy apasionados por el cine y participan por primera vez en un concurso de este tipo. Estamos muy entusiasmados, llenos de entusiasmo y, por supuesto, con todo el deseo de presentar un gran documental.

We are a group of 10 young students from the Technological University of the Southwest of Guanajuato in the Faculty of Business Development, very different from each other, who are very passionate about cinema and participate for the first time in a contest of this kind. We are very excited, full of enthusiasm and of course with all the desire to deliver a great documentary.

Deseamos que el mundo conozca y valore el trabajo de los artesanos siendo un medio la historia de Don Jesús que él como muchos artesanos está lleno de historia y vivencias que merecen ser contadas. Por qué el molcajete no solo es una pieza de piedra es mucho más, es herencia que a pesar de todas las adversidades aún perdura. 

We want the world to know and value the work of artisans being a means the story of Don Jesus that he, like many artisans, is full of history and experiences that deserve to be told. Why the molcajete is not only a piece of stone is much more, it is a legacy that despite all the adversities still endures.

Equipo de mi herencia, con familia de Don Jesús (personaje principal).
Equipo de mi herencia, con familia de Don Jesús (personaje principal).

Nuestro mayor reto es aprender a trabajar en un concurso tan importante como este, proyectar lo que deseamos y llegar a los espectadores de tal forma que se enamoren de lo que vean sus ojos con Mi Herencia Documental. 

Our biggest challenge is to learn how to work in a contest as important as this, to project what we want and reach the viewers in such a way that they fall in love with what their eyes see with the documentary Mi Herencia.

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