Under the creative direction of Gael Garcia Bernal, eleven award-winning directors tell the story of the high school dropout crisis in Latin America in an anthology of narrative and documentary film as beautifully diverse and complex as the region. The Empty Classroom is a feature film by GRADUATE XXI, an initiative to end the high school dropout crisis in Latin America, in collaboration with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and supported for the Republic of Korea.
Carlos Gaviria, Colombian director specializing in social issues. Daniel and Diego Vega, Peruvians directors. Eryk Rocha Brazilian director. Flavia Castro, Brazilian writer and documentarian. Lucrecia Martel, Argentinean director. Mariana Chenillo, Mexican-winning director. Nicolás Pereda, Mexican director and videographer. Paul Fendrik, Argentine writer and filmmaker. Pablo Stoll, Uruguayan director and teacher. Tatiana Huezo, producer and filmmaker born in San Salvador.
The film will be presented in Spain in the 18th Festival de Málaga from 17 to 26 April 2015, sección oficial “Territorio Latinoamericano”