Programme 2019

Midnight Family

Director: Luke Lorentzen

documentary

India Premiere

Section: World Cinema

Country: U.S.A., Mexico | Year: 2019

Language(s): Spanish | Time: 81 mins

Synopsis

In a city where the government operates only 45 emergency ambulances for a population of over nine million, the Ochoa family acts as a crucial - but unregistered - underground lifeline. In a job riddled with police bribes and cutthroat competition, will the Ochoas wade into ethically questionable territory?

Director's Bio

Luke Lorentzen’s first feature documentary New York Cuts (2015) had its world premiere at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam and its U.S. premiere at the Camden International Film Festival. Luke is also part of the team
behind Netflix's documentary series Last Chance U (2016).