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Memories of a Penitent Heart
POV Season 30
Feature Film | 07/31/2017 | 60 Mins

Filmmaker Cecilia Aldarondo suspected that there was something ugly in her family's past. Memories of a Penitent Heart excavates a buried conflict around her uncle Miguel, who died at a time when AIDS was synonymous with sin. As she searches for Miguel's partner decades later, the film — both a love story and a tribute — offers a cautionary tale of how faith can be used and abused in times of crisis. A co-presentation with Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB).

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Film Credits —

  • Cecilia Aldarondo Cecilia Aldarondo