The years of Fierro

The years of Fierro

Original title: The years of Fierro
Production: CONACULTA
Country: Mexico
Director: Santiago Esteinou
Photography: María Secco; Axel Pedraza
Music: Carlo Ayhllón
Year: 2014
Duration: 100
Genre: Biographical documentary
Color: Color
Original language: Spanish
Languages available: Spanish
Subtitles: Spanish; English


César Fierro, the oldest Mexican prisoner on death row in the United States, has been languishing in a Texas prison for over thirty years. César continues to await execution by lethal injection for a murder that evidence shows he did not commit. This documentary is a reflection on justice, imprisonment and brotherly love, through the eyes of César and his brother, Sergio.


Winner of 2 Awards, at the Costa Rica International Film Festival, 2014: Best Documentary; and, Best Director.

Winner of the Special Mention of the Jury, at DocsDF 2014

Nominated to the Mexican Academy Award Nomination for Best Feature Documentary 2014

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