America Tropical

Client: IQ Magic / Getty Conservation Institute


This short film takes us from rediscovery of famed muralist David A. Siqueiros’ América Tropical in the late 1960s up to the adoption of conservation by the Getty Conservation Institute in 1990. It also reexamines the role of art in society, freedom of expression and the nature and impact of censorship.
Through characters, emotion and conflict, the film weaves the uplifting story of the revival of a ghost mural whose artistic qualities and message are still relevant today.

Produced for IQ Magic.

Length: 5 mins, 19 secs
Year: 2012
Format: HD, Color
Country: USA
Director, Producer: Pedro Pablo Celedón
Exec Producers: Thomas Hartman, Ken Luftig Viste
Associate Producer: Milenko Skoknic
Camera: Pedro Pablo Celedón & Milenko Skoknic
Sound: Milenko Skoknic
Music: Mauricio Yazigi
Editing: Pedro Pablo Celedón


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