THE
FILM

This is the story of coffee; the humble beginnings of that magical elixir and how its future may be in jeopardy. Follow in the footsteps of high altitude coffee farmers on the slopes of the Volcano Acatenango in Guatemala; exploring the dedication and love invested into the soil, as well as the challenges faced by their families. The coffee farms have been passed from generation to generation, with over 100 years of cultivating the same soil, but the next generation may decide to walk away.

 

THE
LOCATION

The little town of Yepocapa sits below the Volcanoes Acatenango and Fuego in the mountains of central Guatemala. The volcanic soil, high altitude, and moderate climate make for nutrient and flavor rich coffees. The same volcanoes that provide the area with constantly refreshed soil also make growing less hardy plants all but impossible.

 

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INVOLVED

Tell your friends, family and people you meet at your local coffee shop or share on social media.

It's Easy!

Host a screening at your cafe, local theater, home, community center, film festival, or ask your local library about getting a copy. We can send you Siglo in any format and have promotional materials to get you started!

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We’re applying for grants and partnering with coffee industry leaders, but every bit helps. Donated funds go directly to crew travel and lodging.

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US

Want to get to know us and get updates about the film? Let’s grab some coffee or fill out the form below and we’ll send you images and behind the scenes content, as well as screening dates and releases. (Don’t worry, we hate spam as much as you do, so we won’t get carried away).

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