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Video Extras and Updates About the Ponces of Circo

If you’ve seen Circo, you might be wondering whatever happened to Tino and his wife, Ivonne after she left, and of course the children, the extended family, and the circus itself. We certainly wanted to know what had happened to them. Fortunately, director Aaron Schock provided us with a couple of extra video shorts to … READ MORE

8 Small Circuses that Rival the Biggest Big Tops

The circus has existed in some form since before the birth of Caesar. This week, Independent Lens will focus on a modern day Big Top — Circo (airing May 3 – check local listings) follows a small family circus in Mexico’s struggling economy. The Ponces train their children as contortionists, death-defying motorcyclists, and lion handlers, but the vagabonding … READ MORE