Juan Luis Passarelli and Mathew Charles preview at the LAC their new acclaimed documentary, The Engineer
On Thursday evening, the LAC welcomed Juan Luis Passarelli and Mathew Charles to preview their new documentary, The Engineer. The film follows the daily routine of Israel Ticas, the only forensic criminologist in El Salvador. Touching on themes of violence, gangs, and desaparecidos, the documentary reflects the gruesome reality of recovering lost bodies scattered around the country. After the screening, the directors held a Q&A session, in which they expressed their hopes that the film would offer a new way of examining topics of gangs and violence in El Salvador.