Living On One Dollar: A Review

We always enjoy a good documentary, especially when it relates to Guatemala. So when we came across Living On One Dollar on Netflix, we were intrigued. We were also nervous.

It's always a little unsettling not knowing how someone might represent a country that you love. Will they only see the challenges? Or will they describe the beauty and the pain? Will they recognize the difficulties with nuanced compassion?

So we watched Living On One Dollar, and we put together this short video with our thoughts on the film. Enjoy!

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Have you seen the movie? What did you think?


  1. Mardo and I watched that documentary not too long ago. We both really liked it too. I agree with Billy in that I thought it showed some true sentiments about Guatemalan culture and just seeing the interviews and the way the Guatemalans spoke brought back so many memories. It made me ache to go back!

  2. I know! It does make you want to go there! :)


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