INDEPENDENT LENS

Program Details
Air Time: 
12/20/2014 - 11:00pm - 11:59pm
Program Title: 
CIRCO
Program Service: 
MX
Program URL: 
http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/circo/
PSIP Description: 
The Ponce family circus struggles to succeed against the backdrop of Mexico's collapsing economy.
Long Description: 
The Ponce family's hardscrabble circus has lived and performed on the back roads of Mexico since the 19th century, but can their way of life survive into the 21st? "Circo" (Circus) intimately portrays the Ponce family circus as it struggles to make a living from its artistry, sweat and wit against the backdrop of Mexico's collapsing rural economy.