Ávila (Spain), March 28, 1526. Teresa de Jesús turns eleven surrounded by her cousins. With their help, she writes a letter to her mother asking to change her name to Cristina. That way, she’ll be more like her favorite Saint: Saint Christina, The Girl Martyr.
María Pérez Sanz
She began her cinematographic career at a very young age, writing and directing short films. Among them, Robin & Robin, present in Berlin and Cannes, and Ejercicio 2: Ficción, with which in 2015 she won the Grand Jury Prize of the Jameson Notodofilmfest. Her debut feature, the documentary Malpartida Fluxus Village, garnered major awards, and with Karen she won the Un Impulso Colectivo award at D’A. Variety magazine recently highlighted her as an emerging talent at Cannes. Recently, Variety and Screen International magazines highlighted her as an emerging talent at Cannes and as one of the 10 emerging talents with the greatest international projection, respectively.
Filmography: The Girl Martyr (short film, 2022, D'A 2023), Karen (2020, D'A 2021), Malpartida Fluxus Village (2015), Ejercicio 2: Ficción (short film, 2015), Ejercicio 3: Documental (short film, 2013), Robin & Robin (short film, 2011), Androides (short film, 2010), Nombres propios (short film, 2010), Al final del corredor (short film, 2009), Discordia (short film, 2008)