Ernesto Livon-Grosman

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Ernesto Livon-Grosman, who was born in Argentina, lives in the United States where he teaches film and literature at Boston College. He is the director of Cartoneros, a feature-length documentary, which portrays the process of informal recycling in his native Buenos Aires. The documentary explores the connections between the recurrent social and political crisis, economic disintegration, and globalization that have affected Argentina during the last 50 years. He is now working on a series of short documentaries on the history of South American visual poetry.