Woman of the Earth

This short film will screen with other short films in Block 10 | NATIVE TONGUES
Sunday, December 11th at 12pm
Palm Springs Art Museum. Palm Springs, California.
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In the Nahua community of Hueyapan, Puebla, we encounter the stories of a generation of women that have challenged society. Through their embroidery work, their innate rebelliousness and their self-belief, they have joined forces to transform themselves and the history of their own community.

Director Biography – Evelyn Muñoz

Young Mexican director who has focused on documentary cinema from the start. She directed two short films; “Ser en Libertad” (2017) made during the RetoDOCSPUEBLA and selected at the festival Shorts México 13, “A Year Without Spring” (2019) that took place during the Documentary Making Workshop with director Ignacio Agüero at the University of Chile. She is currently premiering her third short film “Mujer de Tierra” (2021) which was selected in the call for regional short film production of IMCINE 2019.

Director Statement

This short film comes from a personal search for reconciliation with the female lineage and the need to form a collective story where women were both Ficha técnica Imcine protagonists and narrators. In this work there was a lot of mutual recognition and a deep feeling that all women are part of oneself.

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