Video — 1 videocassette (20 min.) ; sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
This documentary explores the annual cultural celebration of the death of Antonio Gil, a former leader of a group of peasants in Mercedes, province of Corrientes, Argentina. He was killed on January 8th during the fights between the unitarios and federales in the middle of the 19th century, much to the dismay of the people. Through interview excerpts and scenes of the Antonio Gil Day, the loyalty and compassion of the town is revealed. For them, it is an expression of faith for what Gil represented.