Eugenio Polgovsky

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Eugenio Polgovsky Ezcurra was born in Mexico City in 1977. As a self-taught person, he received the First Price of photography of the ACCU, organized by the UNESCO. He works now as a director and cinematographer for the CCC.

Los herederos (Flyer)

Los herederos (2008)

At early age children begin to work in the Mexican countryside. The Inheritors is a portrait of theirs lives and their daily struggle for survival. These children work farming, sculpting and painting alebrijes, shepherding, making bricks, weaving cloth, looking after their little siblings, collecting water, harvesting tomato, chili, maize, and laboring in a myriad of other activities. They have inherited tools and techniques from their ancestors, but they have also inherited their day-by-day hardship. Generations pass and child workers remain captive in a cycle of inherited poverty. More

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