GRINGO TRAILS

  • Ticket Price: $11
  • Rating: NR
  • Run Time: 79 minutes
  • Director: Pegi Vail
  • Starring: Costas Christ, Anja Mutic, Holly Morris, Rolf Potts
  • Format: DCP
  • Year: 2013
  • Language: English, Spanish
  • Age Policy: 18 and Up

GRINGO TRAILS takes on one of the most powerful globalizing forces of our time: tourism. On May 9, director Pegi Vail and Melvin Estrella will be in house for a Q&A; on May 10, they will be joined by travel writer Anja Mutic.

Spanning South America, Africa and Asia, the tourist pathway known as the “gringo trail” has facilitated both life-altering adventures and the despoiling of many once virgin environments. The film follows stories along the trail to reveal the complex relationships between colliding cultures: host countries hungry for financial security and the tourists who provide it in their quest for authentic experiences.