LA MAMI

LA MAMI

Inside the bathroom of the legendary Cabaret Barba Azul in Mexico City, La Mami offers support to the women who come to the club to earn money as dancers. Night after night the restroom is a safe space for the women. Priscilla is new to this world, but she has to come, every night, to pay for the care of her sick child.

Mention

Best International Documentary in Tempo Documentary Film Fest
Catalan premiere

Laura Herrero Garvin

Laura Herrero Garvin

(Toledo, 1985) She studied a Master in Creation Documentary at Pompeu Fabra University. As La Sandía Digital co-founder in Mexico, she has directed over 20 short documentary films. She has worked as director and cinematographer during the last 10 years. Her feature-length debut El remolino premiered at the Locarno Film Festival, was selected in more than seventy festivals and awarded for Best Documentary in several festivals such as DocumentaMadrid. Her latest documentary La Mami premiered at IDFA feature-length competition.

FILMOGRAPHY

La Mami (2019), ¿Me vas a gritar? (curt, 2018), Borrando la frontera (curt, 2018), El remolino (2016), Instant précis (curt, 2013), Acuario (curt, 2013), Mouvement (curt, 2011), Nora el sabor de su boca (curt, 2012), Mirando al cielo (curt, 2011)

ROUBAIX, UNE LUMIÈRE

Arnaud Desplechin

The acclaimed French director shoots in his hometown a noir film faithful to the genre but also subversive with its references, including Hitchcock's The Wrong Man.

A STORMY NIGHT

David Moragas

Alan is forced to let a room in his house to a friend's friend who can't travel because of a canceled flight. A film that approaches the gay issue without trauma or complexes.

NOMAD: IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF BRUCE CHATWIN

Werner Herzog

Herzog follows in the footsteps of his friend, adventurer, and writer Bruce Chatwin on an epic journey through some of the most remote places on the planet, from Patagonia to Australia.