Section

Women in Film

Films by women filmmakers.

Documentary, Women in Film, LATINxUSA

Amigo Skate, Cuba

Film

Amigo Skate, Cuba

Directed by Vanesa Wilkey-Escobar
Filled with thrilling sequences of skate virtuosity, Amigo Skate, Cuba presents a fascinating case of cooperation overcoming culture…
Spotlight on Colombia, Women in Film

Atarraya

Film

Atarraya

Directed by Esteban Garcia
When you're working the streets in a bad part of Cartagena, pregnancy is exponentially more complicated.
Drama, Narrative, Visiting Filmmaker Q&As, Women in Film

Bring Me an Avocado

Film

Bring Me an Avocado

Directed by Maria Mealla
Filmed in Oakland and winner of Duplass brothers' Seed&Spark grant, Bring me an Avocado focuses on a mixed…
Documentary, Women in Film, Immigration and Politics in Film, LATINxUSA

Councilwoman

Film

Councilwoman

Directed by Margo Guernsey
Carmen Castillo, a Dominican hotel housekeeper in downtown Providence, RI, has won an election to the City Council.…
Documentary, Women in Film, LATINxUSA

Decade of Fire

Film

Decade of Fire

Directed by Gretchen Hildebran, Vivian Vazquez
The well-paced, tightly constructed, often crushingly emotional documentary is stirring and compelling throughout, illuminating both a dark chapter…
Drama, Narrative, Visiting Filmmaker Q&As, Women in Film

Doberman

Film

Doberman

Directed by Azul Lombardía
A minimalist, simple plot, anchored in Creole and grotesque costumbrismo, where the conversation that two neighbors of some…
Visiting Filmmaker Q&As, Women in Film, Environmental Change Makers

Humboldt in Mexico: The Vision of the Explorer

Film

Humboldt in Mexico: The Vision of the Explorer

Directed by Ana Cruz
This fascinating documentary takes us on Humboldt's amazing adventure of discovery and exploration throughout New Spain, an area…
Documentary, Visiting Filmmaker Q&As, Women in Film

I Am Arbesu

Film

I Am Arbesu

Directed by Christiane Arbesu
In 1962 as Fidel Castro embraced Communism, a Cuban ambassador, his wife and three young daughters sought political…
Documentary, Women in Film, LATINxUSA

In A Stranger’s Home

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In A Stranger’s Home

Directed by Santos Arrué
No one is immune to tragedy. A domestic worker recounts getting through them.
Women in Film, LATINxUSA

Mariposa

Film

Mariposa

Directed by Kristian Mercado Figueroa
Single motherhood through the words of contemporary poet Rachel Inez Marshall.
Drama, Narrative, Women in Film

Me También

Film

Me También

Directed by Valeria Vallejos
Sexual harassment is turned into female empowerment in the workplace.
Documentary, Visiting Filmmaker Q&As, Women in Film, Cine Mexicano, LATINxUSA

Our Quinceañera

Film

Our Quinceañera

Directed by Fanny Veliz Grande
In Our Quinceañera, you meet Gilbert Galvan, the principal of San Benito Veterans Memorial Academy and former mayor…
Drama, Narrative, Women in Film, Cine Mexicano

Tattoo of Revenge

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Tattoo of Revenge

Directed by Julián Hernández
After suffering a violent incident, a woman decides to become a vigilante.
Documentary, Women in Film

They Call Us Warriors

Film

They Call Us Warriors

Directed by David Alonso, Edwin Corona Ramos, Jennifer Socorro
Against all odds, these women battle poverty and their livelihoods just to join the team. The film showcases…
Drama, Narrative, Spotlight on Colombia, Women in Film

Wandering Girl

Film

Wandering Girl

Directed by Ruben Mendoza
Wandering Girl is a 2018 Colombian film directed by Rubén Mendoza. Mendoza's fourth feature, the coming-of-age road movie…