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Agave – The Spirit of a Nation

Nick Kovacic, Matthew Riggieri
Documentary Features :: Magnolia
Running Time:78:00 minutes
Event Date(s)
7:30 PM EST
Wednesday, November 7
Station Main
4:15 PM EST
Saturday, November 10

Writer: Chantal Martineau
Cinematography: Ernesto Pardo, Nate Pesce
Editor: Clementina Martinelli
Producer: Gabriel Goodenough, Todd Yuhanick
Narration: Damián Alcázar

Website Url: http://agave.film/

In Mexico families have been passing down the tradition of distilling agave for generations. Discover how this once obscure Mexican drink has grown into the fastest growing spirit in the world. This expressive documentary takes viewers beyond the spirit to discover how one delicate plant can carry the weight of a nation and the people trying to protect it.

Short Before the FeatureMiedo De Monos (Fear Of Monkeys) // Michael Arcos :: My father told me a story about why he is afraid of monkeys.

* Event includes a Sombre Mezcal tasting before and after the screening.


Digital Cave (Matt & Nick) have directed, produced and distributed two feature length documentaries. Emmy winning Brewmore | Baltimore, produced in 2013 and distributed by Gunpowder and Sky, tells the story of Baltimore’s growing craft beer history while studying the past to understand the future. decanted., produced in 2016 and premiered on Netflix in May 2017, tells the story behind the winemakers of Napa Valley and connects with an audience that is thirsty to know who is behind each bottle.