DocumentaMadrid 2017

En La Boca

(Down The Throat)

Matteo Gariglio
25' / 2016 / Argentina, Switzerland

In Buenos Aires, the Molina family lives and works in the shadows of the legendary Boca Juniors Stadium. Selling fake tickets to the soccer games, they constantly get in conflict with the corrupt police. As her family sinks deeper into this underworld, the mother tries in vain to keep them all from falling apart.

Main Festivals & Awards

Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de Winterthur, Suiza (2016)

Winterthur International Short Film Festival - Special Mention of the Jury (2016)
Bronze Egg, Küstendorf International Film Festival (2017)
Central Switzerland Film award - Including Special Mention and Award for Best Editing (2017)

Director's Biography

Matteo Gariglio is a Swiss-Italian documentary filmmaker and photographer, born in Lucerne, Switzerland. He studied Visual Communications with specialisation on video at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts. Furthermore he holds a Master in Documentary Film Directing from Universidade Lusofona de Humanidades e Tecnologias in Lisbon, the University of Theatre and Film Arts in Budapest and the LUCA School of Arts in Brussels. Matteo Gariglio has worked on projects in different languages and many countries across the world. His projects evolve around the human conditions of people living on the verge of modern society.

More information

Director:Matteo Gariglio
Language: Spanish
English subtitled
Screenplay: Matteo Gariglio
Photography: Andi Widmer
Edition: Thais Odermatt
Sound: Manu Gerber
Music: Feed The Monkey - Dominik Blumer, Thomi Christ, Roman Lerch
Producers: Matteo Gariglio


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Wednesday 10th 21:30


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From 3pm on 27 April

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