El Chácharero A Film by Krisstian de Lara

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An award winning documentary about a man who survives by picking up trash in downtown Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.


Short Documentary | 7 Minutes | Directed by Krisstian de Lara

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Winner Audience Choice Award at Melrose Film Festival El Chácharero

El Chácharero wins Audience Choice Award

This is not the first time the trilogy receives awards. No only that, El Chácharero had also won…

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El Chácharero Winner of Best Documentary at Melrose Film Festival in Orlando, Florida

El Chácharero wins Best Documentary in Orlando, Florida

It comes with joy this last chapter closes the collection as an awarded piece…

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Krisstian de Lara on El Diario de Juarez Entertainment Section

Director gets featured on El Diario de Juárez entertainment section

The article highlights confessions by El Chácharero during filming and more…

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El Chacharero Official Selection Melrose Film Festival

El Chácharero premieres in Orlando, Florida

This year’s festival showcases projects from 20 countries and hand picked from over 1,300 submissions…

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El Chácharero Trailer

Awaited new official trailer reveals more about El Chácharero

Edras describes how he was offered a job as a drug trafficker…

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Plaza Classic Film Festival 2020 Q&A Krisstian de Lara El Chácharero

El Chácharero's creative team answer questions at live Q&A event

The film streamed for the first time ever at Plaza Classic Film Festival…

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Perla Rico Story Consultant El Chacharero

Story consultant reveals her creative process with director

Rico goes into detail about how she joined the creative team…

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El Chacharero Official Selection Plaza Classic Film Festival

El Chácharero will stream online at Plaza Classic Film Festival

The film will open the program and stream for the first time…

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Chic Music Documentary Trilogy

Director launches documentary trilogy on new platform

De Lara speaks about his restlessness of making the films and more…

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Univision Post-Festival Krisstian de Lara

Director and Producer get invited to Univision Post Premiere

De Lara and Venegas stop by the studios to share their experience…

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Krisstian de Lara Gets Featured on El Diario de Juarez

El Chácharero's director gets featured on El Diario de Juarez front page

The article spotlights the trilogy of documentaries and El Chácharero…

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El Chácharero gets featured on KFOX as unique border doc

Director de Lara speaks to KFOX-TV about the premiere…

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Krisstian de Lara at El Paso Film Festival

Director speaks at El Chácharero's premiere

De Lara recalls his impression when filming the documentary and getting to see the other side of the coin…

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Director and Producer get scared on El Chácharero interview

Creators get invited to a special Halloween television show…

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Krisstian de Lara NBC's KTSM El Chacharero

Director speaks about El Chácharero’s on NBC's KTSM

De Lara speaks about the documentary’s shocking nature…

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Krisstian de Lara speaks about El Chacharero premiere at El Paso Film Festival and feature film debut with Investigation 13 on Univision

Director speaks about El Chácharero’s debut on Univision

De Lara recalls unsettling answers from the documentary…

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Director Krisstian de Lara El Chacharero Premiere El Paso Film Festival

Director Krisstian de Lara speaks about El Chácharero’s premiere

De Lara speaks about what to expect from this third installment…

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Producer Uriel Venegas El Chacharero Premieres at El Paso Film Festival

Producer Uriel Venegas speaks about El Chácharero’s premiere

Venegas speaks about the doc’s relevance to the borderland…

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El Chacharero Premieres at El Paso Film Festival

El Chácharero debuts at El Paso Film Festival

This third chapter will bring together the stories of these individuals that have shaken the film community…

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El Chacharero Documentary

New documentary joins the US/Mexico border trilogy films

Krisstian de Lara’s third installment will live up to its predecessors…

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trailer

special features from the trilogy

Interview with Director Krisstian de Lara

Watch Krisstian speak about the making of El Dragón, how it happened out of pure luck, and more…

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Director speaks about El Dragón's movie poster

Krisstian de Lara speaks about El Dragón‘s movie poster, what was it like to film, and more…

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Interview with Director Krisstian de Lara

Listen to how he was able to film a male prostitute in the middle of the night and much more!

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watch el chácharero

SCREENINGS: Stay tuned for information on where to catch El Chácharero on the big screen.
 

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS:

Best Documentary at Melrose Film Festival in Orlando, FL.
Audience Choice at Melrose Film Festival in Orlando, FL.
Plaza Classic Film Festival in El Paso, TX.
El Paso Film Festival in El Paso, TX.

RENTAL: Stay on the look out for when and where to watch El Chácharero. In the meantime,
watch the other two films from the trilogy El Dragón and El Flaco over at Vimeo On Demand or Join & Watch.

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"You suffer when you're poor."