Krisstian de Lara Gets Featured on KFOX-TV For Unique Border Documentary

Director Krisstian de Lara gets interviewed by KFOX-TV to speak about the premiere of border documentary short film El Chácharero at El Paso Film FestivalEl Chácharero is the third chapter from a trilogy of documentaries that showcase the most shocking lives from the border community. This third film tells the unique story of a man that survives by picking up trash in downtown Juarez, Mexico, and its correlation between the US and Mexico border.

Newscast anchor, Robert Holguin, tells audiences that El Paso Film Festival kicked off with a master class and a screening by acclaimed director Robert Rodriguez launching a weekend of cinema in the borderland. Holguin continues while showing on screen images of El Chácharero, “The screenings continue today at El Paso Museum of Art and the Philanthropy Theater downtown. The festival runs through Sunday. Tomorrow, are number of screenings that will feature local filmmakers that includes this documentary here made by local filmmaker, Krisstian de Lara, its called El Chácharero which is the third installment in a trilogy of documentaries that showcase the difficult livelihoods of a select group of people in Ciudad Juarez. The filmmaker talked to me about what is like to be included in this year’s festival.” Krisstian adds,

It’s phenomenal for this second year to be part of this phenomenal festival and I’m excited to finally, aside from The Plaza Classic Film Festival, have another festival that support local filmmaking since there’s not enough and there are such great stories coming out of the border.


Holguin concludes by inviting audiences to El Paso Film Festival and the various programming of short films, documentaries and feature length films. For more information about El Chácharero‘s premiere click here.

Watch the second sneak peek below or click here.

More about El Chácharero: Director Krisstian de Lara speaks about El Chácharero’s premiere, what to expect and underlying messages | El Chacharero documentary debuts at El Paso Film Festival | Watch the first preview | New documentary “El Chácharero” joins the US/Mexico border trilogy films

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