Women's Voices

Through intimate character studies, bold political statements, and poetic visual explorations, the collection depicts the complexities of women's lives in Latin America. By centering on the perspectives and experiences of women, these films challenge dominant narratives and offer new and compelling visions of the region's past, present, and future.

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The Women's Voices collection includes the following titles:

7 Boxes

7 cajas
Fiction Paraguay
Reminiscent of Slumdog Millionare, 7 Boxes follows Víctor as he is offered a chance to deliver 7 boxes with unknown contents in exchange for a quick USD $100, getting himself caught up in a crime he knows nothing about.

7 Weeks

7 semanas
Drama, Fiction Chile
Based on true events, 7 Weeks touches upon the politics of pro-choice and the rights to one’s body that still generate heated discussions. A necessary film to open the conversation on the topic in an intelligent manner.

8 Stories About My Hearing Loss

8 Cuentos sobre mi hipoacusia
Documentary Argentina, Uruguay
Charo lost her hearing as an adult. In this insightfull documentary, she asks herself: How does someone listen when they can't hear?

918 Nights

918 GAU
Documentary Spain
After spending 918 nights in prison, director Arantza Santesteban Pérez recounts her experience. Caution: This film contains explicit sexual scenes. Viewer discretion is strongly advised.

A Decent Woman

Los decentes
Drama, Fiction Austria, Korea (South), Argentina
A housemaid in a gated community on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, embarks on a journey of sexual and mental liberation in a nudist swinger club bordering the high security walls.

A Faraway House

Una casa lejos
Fiction, Drama Argentina
Graciela finds out that her father has a strange friendship with a homeless girl, and in the attempt to separate them she’ll find out that a different life is possible.

Adriana's Pact

El pacto de Adriana
Documentary Chile
As her family’s worst nightmare unfolds on screen, Lissette Orozco's Adriana’s Pact explors accounts by human rights organizations, colleagues, and the press, but....who is saying the truth? The film bridges the divide between emotion, memory, and history.

Alba

Drama, Fiction Ecuador, Mexico, Greece
A coming-of-age film that is both heart-rending and unsentimental, the film follows Alba as family and social circumstances force her to pave her way into adolescence.

Albertina and the Dead

Albertina y los muertos
Documentary Chile
Albertina, the spiritual leader of a village built over indigenous tombs, is in charge of communicating with the Ño, a deity whose physical form is a rag doll.

Alice Júnior

Comedy, Fiction Brazil
Alice Júnior is a celebration of rebellious youth that offers the potential for future generations to rethink outdated perspectives of gender, sexuality, and differences as a whole.

Angel Face

Carita de Cielo
Fiction, Comedy, Romance, Musical Mexico
A singular comedy of errors, this Mexican classic follows Lupe as she pretends to be a thief to infiltrate a criminal cell that is threatening her father.

Angélica [a tragedy]

Angélica [una tragedia]
Documentary Spain
Recipient of important awards in Spain and abroad, Angélica Liddell's dramaturgy is considered one of the most avant-garde in contemporary European theater. As Liddell starts working in her new play, director Manuel Fernández-Valdés decides to capture her rehearsal process on camera.

Arid Zone

Zona árida
Documentary Brazil
Brazilian director Fernanda Pessoa was 15 years old and experienced being a foreign exchange student for one year in conservative Mesa, AR. Now she’s back to try to understand her experience.

Ashes

Cenizas
Drama, Fiction Ecuador, Uruguay
Caridad hasn’t spoken to her father since he left the family under a cloud of suspicion years ago, until a dormant volcano starts spewing ash with Caridad trapped in the blast zone.

Asier and I

Asier eta Biok
Documentary Ecuador, Spain
Asier and I follows Aitor as he ties to understand what could have led his childhood friend to join the terrorist group ETA. Armed with a camera, Aitor meets Asier upon his release from jail, ready to tell this story.

At the Gates Of Hell, Ep. 05 - Threatened - Brazilian Amazon

Amenazados - Amazonia brasileña
Documentary, Series Spain
In parts of the Amazon, protecting your ancestral land can be a death sentence. We meet with the environmental heroes and those who will do anything to get their hands on these resources.

At the Gates of Hell, Ep. 01 - Broken Children - Colombia

Niños rotos - Colombia
Documentary, Series Spain
Childhood is not a happy time in Colombia. In the forgotten barrios of Bogotá and Medellín, children are hired as killers or forced into prostitution. We give voice to this lost generation.

At the Gates of Hell, Ep. 03 - Mara’s War Tax - Honduras

Renta de Mara, tarifa de muerte - Honduras
Documentary, Series Spain
Each year, dozens of taxi drivers are murdered in Honduras – the world's most dangerous country. Gangs demand taxes from drivers to work in their territory. Who'd work in this terrifying business?

At the Gates of Hell, Ep. 04 - On the Right Side of the Wall - Lima, Peru

Al otro lado del muro - Lima, Perú
Documentary, Series Spain
A 10-kilometer wall in Lima separates the richest neighborhood in the city from the poorest. For some it is known as the 'wall of shame,' and for others it is essential to security.

Bad Hair

Pelo malo
Drama, Fiction Venezuela
A nine-year-old boy’s preening obsession with straightening his hair elicits a tidal wave of homophobic panic in his hard-working mother, in this tender but clear-eyed coming-of-age tale.

Bad Steps, Ep. 02 - Female Stereotypes

Estereotipos femeninos
Documentary, Series Argentina
The stories of Mimi and Greisy expose how difficult and almost impossible it is to have sports careers as women, but stand as an example of how sacrifice makes labels unimportant.

Bajarí: Gypsy Barcelona

Bajarí: gypsy Barcelona
Documentary, Musical Spain
Bajarí offers an intimate look at how flamenco’s legacy is kept alive within Barcelona’s tight-knit Gypsy community. Flamenco is passed on within the family in the Gypsy community that bore Carmen Amaya, the greatest flamenco dancer of all time.

Before Opening Night

Antes del estreno
Drama, Fiction, Romance Argentina
Writer-director Santiago Giralt gives us elements of Woody Allen’s nervous comedy and Cassavetes’ melodramatic roller coaster in a storm of egos that takes place on one decisive weekend in the lives of Juana, a popular actress about to star in an important theater production, and her husband Roman, a director suffering from writer’s block.

Before a Rooster Crows

Antes que cante el gallo
Drama, Fiction Puerto Rico
Carmín is a teenager who lives in Barranquitas, a mountainous village in the center of Puerto Rico, with her tough and conservative grandmother, dreaming to moving to the city with a mother whose planed do not include her.

Between Fire and Water

Entre fuego y agua
Documentary Colombia
Camilo is a young black man adopted by an indigenous couple in rural Colombia. Supported by his adoptive father, Camilo embarks on a journey to find his true identity and understand his two races.

Brickmakers (Chircales)

Chircales
Documentary, Classic Colombia
An essential and highly influential classic, Chircales is the product of two of the most prominent and rebellious voices of the New Latin American Cinema: Marta Rodríguez and Jorge Silva.

Carajita

Fiction, Drama Dominican Republic, Argentina
Sara and her nanny Yarisa have a relationship that transcends class and race: they are close to a daughter-mother; but an accident will test their intimate loyalty.

Carretera Cartonera: Discover the World of Cartonera Publishers

Carretera cartonera
Documentary Italy
Carretera Cartonera travel across Latin America to understand Cartonera book production. What they find is a diverse and vast array of citizens and cooperatives committed to using literary production as a means of fighting for social justice, economic equality, and a more sustainable world.

Craft

Riscado
Drama, Fiction Brazil
Bianca manages a precarious living as a talented but underemployed actress troubled by the belief that she has missed her big break. But an audition leads to a rare opportunity.

Dicing with Death, Ep. 08 - Bolivia: The Yungas in The Clouds

Bolivie: Les yungas au-dela des naugest
Documentary, Series France
A highway winds through these valleys, serving as the sole communication route between La Paz, Bolivia's administrative capital on the Altiplano, and the wealth of the Amazon basin.

Dreams of Chonta

Documentary, Musical Colombia, United States
Diego, an Afro-Colombian musician, leaves his family behind on the Pacific Coast of Colombia, and endures a solitary life as an undocumented immigrant and a minimum wage job at a cemetery all to become an ambassador of his music and culture in NY.

Eggnog

Ponche de huevo
Fiction, Comedy Spain
Celia doesn't want to celebrate her birthday. She is at that stage of life when it is better to think about other things. Her friends try to cheer her up with a strange gift.

El Blanco

Drama, Fiction Dominican Republic
Genesis has been forced into marriage with a white foreigner known as El Blanco "to improve her race", but finds herself unable to get pregnant.

El Eternauta´s Wife

La mujer de El Eternauta
Documentary Argentina, Spain
Elsa Sánchez's life is evidence of the cruelty of Argentina’s repressive dictatorship, which took the lives of her husband and family.

Elena

Documentary United States, Dominican Republic
When the Dominican Republic’s Supreme Court stripped the citizenship of anyone with Haitian parents, Elena becomes the face of the struggle against the opaque bureaucratic process and a racist, hostile society, to stay in a country built on the labor of her forefathers.

Elsa and Her Dancers

Elsa y su ballet
Documentary Argentina
At 87, Elsa Agras directs ballet, doing almost everything (choreography, costumes, and lighting) in rehearsals that go on for months searching for perfection, and for passion.

Enigma

Drama, Fiction Chile
Ten years after her daughter was the victim of a hate crime, Nancy is asked to participate in an unsolved mysteries TV show that will recreate the incident.

Enough with Catcalling

Chega de fiu fiu
Documentary Brazil
While the #MeToo Movement united sexual harassment victims throughout the world, this crucial documentary explores the public space as a place of violence for women—especially sexual harassment. It analyzes how feminist campaigns have changed power relationships between men and women in the streets of Brazil.

Estación catorce

Drama, Fiction, Adventure Mexico, Uruguay
Over the course of just a few days, Luis discovers the world at the age of 7. Violence touches his environment and triggers the first encounter with death, the discovery of his father's fragility and the learning of masculinity in his vulnerable world.

Eugenia

Drama, Fiction, Comedy, Adventure Bolivia
Eugenia, a young middle-class woman living in a small town in Bolivia, has decided to separate from her husband, leave her job and move to her father’s house in another city.

Extra Terrestres

Extra terrestres
Comedy, Drama, Fiction, Romance Venezuela, Puerto Rico
Teresa, an astrophysicist, goes back to her family in Puerto Rico to invite them to her wedding. This is not an easy task after years of tension, but a star 2.5 million light years away will help to bring them all together again.

Girlfriends and Girlfriends

La amiga de mi amiga
Fiction, Comedy, Romance Spain
A five-way lesbian sitcom that takes place in the bathrooms, beds, and streets of Barcelona.

Good Manners

As boas maneiras
Fiction, Comedy, Drama, Thriller Brazil
When lonely nurse Clara is hired as a nanny by wealthy Ana, she hardly expects the dark secrets which will engulf all that they hold dear.

Guido Models

Documentary Argentina
Guido Fuentes runs a modeling agency out of one of Buenos Aires biggest slums. His dream is to achieve social integration in the world of fashion. With Sonia and Delia, his two more promising models, he embarks on a journey to realize his dream and change society’s perception.

Guie'dani's Navel

El Ombligo de Guie'dani (XQUIPI' GUIE'DANI)
Drama, Fiction Mexico
A striking contrast to Alfonso Cuarón's Roma, Guie’dani’s Navel is a unique coming-of-age narrative exploring the racism inflicted on indigenous people in Mexico and the empowerment of a new generation that refuses to accept it silently.

Harpoon

Arpón
Drama, Fiction Argentina, Venezuela
A high school principal known for his unconventional ways investigates suspected drug use in rebellious Cata, only to uncover a deeper, untold narrative.

Helen

Drama, Fiction Brazil
The everyday life of a tenement seen through the eyes of Helen, a 9-year-old girl on a journey to save money to buy her grandmother a birthday present: a complete makeup set.

Hijab

Hiyab
Drama, Fiction Spain
The director of an institute tries to persuade a new pupil to remove her hijab but the young woman resists.

Hilda's Short Summer

Las vacaciones de Hilda
Drama, Fiction Brazil, Uruguay
In Conception, Uruguay, a lonely woman sabotages emotional connections until her son's canceled visit triggers a downward spiral, unraveling a bitter past summer vacation.

Horizons

Horizontes
Documentary Cuba, Switzerland
Alicia Alonso’s splendor still radiates throughout the world of ballet today. A star so brilliant, she has captivated audiences worldwide. Even now at the age of ninety, she continues to encourage the dreams of young dancers who seek to follow in her footsteps.

I Girl

Yo niña
Drama, Fiction Argentina
Based on the director’s autobiographical experiences, I Girl follows Armonía, a little girl who lives in the desolated landscapes of Argentina’s south with her hippie parents.

I Owe You a Letter About Brazil

Fico te devendo uma carta sobre o Brasil
Documentary Brazil
An investigation into the persistence of silence as a tool to erase memory in Brazil.

I, Prisoner, Ep. 01 - Mothers

Mãezinhas
Documentary, Series Brazil
What happens to a family when a mother goes to prison? How is day-to-day life in the mother-child ward of a penitentiary? A portrait of women behind bars.

Illiterate

Las analfabetas
Drama, Fiction, Romance Chile
Ximena is an illiterate woman in her fifties who has learned to live on her own in order to keep her illiteracy a secret. Jackeline is a young unemployed elementary school teacher who tries to convince Ximena to take reading classes.

In a Foreign Land

En tierra extraña
Documentary Spain
The film portrays the experience of intra-European exile tackled by Spain’s highest-profile female director, Icíar Bollaín (Even the Rain, Take My Eyes).

Joaquín Sorolla: Journeys of the Light

Joaquín Sorolla: viajes de la luz
Documentary Spain
In 1900, Spanish naturalist painter Joaquín Sorolla was awarded the Grand Prix at The Paris Universal Exhibition. When American billionaire Archer Milton Huntington meets him, he will make the greatest commission of his life: The decoration of the Hispanic Society of America in New York, “Vision of Spain.”

Kevin

Documentary Brazil, Uganda
It’s the first time Brazilian Joana visits her friend Kevin in Uganda after a 20-year friendship as students. A film about friendship between two women — different, and the same.

La Chiperita: By the Road

La chiperita
Comedy, Fiction, Romance Paraguay
A box office success in Paraguay, La Chiperita: By The Road speaks to us of love in different ways: the impossible love that might come true, the love of family and friends, but most importantly, the importance of doing things with love.

La Frontera: Season 1, Episode 1 - Miles from Nowhere

Documentary, Series United States
Pati travels from El Paso and Ciudad Juarez to Big Bend National Park. She discovers the people, places, and food that make the culture and economy of the region distinct.

La Frontera: Season 1, Episode 2 - From Dos Laredos to Mars

Documentary, Series United States
Pati travels from Laredo and Nuevo Laredo to Brownsville, Texas. She learns how tight family bonds are an underlying theme connecting everything in the Laredos, and throughout La Frontera.

La Frontera: Season 2, Episode 1 - Fronterizos of the Golden Coast

Documentary, Series United States
Pati Jinich travels from San Diego and Tijuana to Mexicali. She meets the golden coast fronterizos to experience the melding of cultures, cross-border collaborations, and explosive growth.

La Frontera: Season 2, Episode 2 - Ancient Seeds & Desert Ghosts

Documentary, Series United States
Pati Jinich travels along both sides of the Arizona-Sonora border through some of the most untouched places in North America.

La Frontera: Season 2, Episode 3 - Back to the Middle

Documentary, Series United States
Pati Jinich travels from Nogales through the border region of New Mexico and Chihuahua, which offers some of the most unique and bio-diverse places in the world.

La Yuma

Drama, Fiction Mexico, Nicaragua, Spain
Nicaragua’s first full-length feature in 20 years, La Yuma tells the story of a young woman who dreams of transcending her bleak life in the slums of Managua by becoming a boxer.

Landfall

Documentary United States
A journey of healing and resilience, delving into the power of reconnection and overcoming the lingering effects of mother-child separation at the border.

Liquid Truth

Aos teus olhos
Drama, Fiction Brazil
An incisive look at the dangers of selfies and social media culture and how they can be used (or misused) to expose and taint a person’s character.

Los Lobos

Los lobos
Drama, Fiction Mexico
An absorbing coming-of-age story about migrant life through the prism of its most innocent figures: children.

Magali

Magalí
Drama, Fiction, Adventure Argentina
After receiving the news of the death of her mother, Magali must travel to a small village in the Argentinean Andes to find her son.

Marina Abramovic in Brazil: The Space in Between

Documentary Brazil
Marina Abramović travels through Brazil in search of personal healing and artistic inspiration, experiencing sacred rituals and revealing her creative process.

Marina's Ocean

Marina não vai à praia
Drama, Fiction Brazil
A 15-year-old girl yearns to see the ocean, but her disability interferes. Unable to travel to the beach with her sister and friends, Marina strikes out on an adventure of her own.

Marisa in the Woods

Marisa en los bosques
Fiction, Comedy Spain
When life seems to be going nowhere and a friend's relationship crisis becomes too much to handle, Marisa seeks solace in the nightlife of Madrid.

Militiawomen: The Women Who Fought The Spanish Civil War

Milicianas
Documentary Spain
Militiawomen narrates the intense investigation to discover the identity of five militia-women executed in Mallorca in 1936. One picture and the existence of an anonymous journal, attributed to one of them, are the only clues. Is it possible, 80 years later, to discover the identity of those who remain silenced at the bottom of the graves?

Miriam Lies

Miriam miente
Drama, Fiction Spain, Dominican Republic
A quinceañera celebration exposes how racial prejudices affect a teenage girl’s choices, while shooting sharp criticism at the heart and mind of Caribbean society.

Murals

Murales
Documentary Spain
In 2009, the Joan Miró Foundation in Barcelona organized an exhibition that brought together a group of contemporary mural artists from very different cultural and stylistic backgrounds. The documentary follows the artists as they work and discuss the use of an empty wall as a canvas and expressive medium.

My Amazing Funeral

El día que me muera
Fiction Argentina
Dina (Betiana Blum), desperate to see her estranged children, stages a mock funeral to lure them back, but the plan spirals into madness, revealing unexpected results.

My Brother

Mi hermano
Documentary Mexico, Spain
A touching experience for the film’s subjects and for its audience, My Brother follows a single woman, Gabriela, as she and her adoptive son, Alexey, decide to adopt a second boy, Mateo.

My Brothers Dream Awake

Mis hermanos sueñan despiertos
Drama, Fiction Chile
Ángel and his younger brother Franco have been incarcerated in a juvenile prison for a year. Despite the difficulties, they have formed a solid group of friends.

My Grandmother's House

La casa de mi abuela
Documentary Spain
A beautifully constructed documentary that depicts with great subtlety the changing ways in suburban Spain. Adán Aliaga has turned a simple subject into a dashing and fast paced, remarkably candid documentary on family life in Spain, modernization and generational change. A tribute to grandmothers everywhere, filled with painterly images of southeastern Spain and a director’s love for his family.

My Name is Gennet

Mi Nombre es Gennet
Drama, Fiction Spain
Based on a true story, this poignant and inspirational film follows the life of Gennet Corcuer, from her childhood in extreme poverty in Ethiopia to her achievement as the first Deaf-blind woman to obtain a university degree in Europe.

Nibbler

Mordisquitos
Fiction, Romance, Comedy Spain
Nico and Julia are thinking about moving in together. There's only a small problem: he has a cat called Nibbler and she's allergic.

Night Shot

Visión noctuna
Documentary Chile
After being raped, a young filmmaker creates a video diary exploring the wounds of abuse, the re-victimizing legal proceedings, and the accompanying friendships. Does rape ever end?

Niède

Documentary Brazil
At 85 years old, Brazilian archaeologist Niéde Guidon looks back on a career including discovering cave drawings and devising a new theory on man's arrival on the American continent.

Nobody's Watching

Nadie nos mira
Drama, Fiction Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, United States
A fresh and unexpected take on the immigrant tale, where the journey is not to get a green card but confronting the true reasons for leaving home and redefining one’s identity in one’s own terms.

Nudo Mixteco

Nudo mixteco
Drama, Fiction Mexico
A quietly powerful triptych of stories that speak about the impact of migration and the plight of indigenous women in a rural Mixtec village in Oaxaca.

On the Roof

El techo
Comedy, Drama, Fiction, Romance Cuba, Nicaragua
A deliciously offbeat romantic comedy from Cuba, On the Roof doesn’t shy away from tackling the problems facing contemporary youth.

On the Starting Line

La arrancada
Documentary Cuba, France
This intimate family chronicle, seen from the perspective of two women, unfolds the portrait of a generation unsure of what’s next in Cuba.

One or Two Questions

Documentary Uruguay, Germany
A testimony of the capacity of documentary cinema (and archives) to unravel the complexity of history, One or Two Questions documents the mood on the streets of Uruguay between 1987 and 1989 following the approval of a law granting amnesty for all crimes and human rights violations committed by the army and police during the dictatorship.

Open Cage

Los bañistas
Drama, Fiction Mexico
A teenager and her elderly neighbor are hit hard when the economy collapses. They will have to learn to relate to each other to survive the crisis and rediscover the meaning of life.

Over the Waves: A Story of Flamenco in the U.S.

Sobre las olas
Documentary, Musical United States
For over a hundred years, the art of flamenco has been crossing the ocean into distant places. Many have fallen in love with the deep song, the cry, the rhythm. Over the Waves explores the tradition of flamenco art in the US: its origins, protagonists, and its identity as a nomadic and hybrid art form.

Panama Canal Stories

Historias del Canal
Drama, Fiction, Romance Panama
Spanning a century, from 1913 to 2013, this impressive, sweeping historical drama chronicles five incredible stories of people who helped build the famous canal and Panama itself.

Paradise: A Mexican romantic comedy

Paraíso
Comedy, Fiction, Romance Mexico
Everything is going fine for childhood sweethearts Carmen and Alfredo in their own tranquil suburban paradise, until Alfredo’s job promotion forces them to move to bustling Mexico City.

Perdida

Documentary Mexico
After being told that her family had made some of the worst films in the history of Mexican cinema, Viviana García Besné unearths 100 years of cinematic legacy.

Plastic Killer

Fiction, Comedy, Science Fiction Spain
Amparo survives in an old deserted haberdashery with Carmela, a plastic bag which she considers her own daughter.

Plot Point

Punto de giro
Fiction, Drama, Comedy, Science Fiction Spain
Clara and Luis have an argument. It’s not the first and it’s always over the same issue: Clara’s job interferes with Luis’ desire to have a family.

Porro Made in Colombia

Porro hecho en Colombia
Documentary Colombia
The singer and composer Adriana Lucía undertakes a multi-year musical journey to discover the origins of one of the most characteristic and lively rhythms of the Caribbean.

Return to Cuba

Volver a Cuba
Documentary Cuba, Canada
After 18 years living in Italy, Barbara Ramos returns to live in the town of Santa Clara, in Cuba, her homeland. Through the projects of family and friends, she discovers what has changed, what hasn’t, and what will likely never change in her country.

Roads in February

Las rutas en febrero
Drama, Fiction Canada, Uruguay
Driven by childhood memories and the hope of a reunion, Sarah visits her paternal grandmother in her village in Uruguay.

Rompiente

Drama, Fiction Argentina
It’s the first day shooting a low-budget film. The director tries to shoot a sex scene, secretly keeping the camera running between takes, to capture brief moments of intimacy.

Russian Red

Vermelho russo
Drama, Fiction, Comedy, Adventure Brazil
Marta and Manu are two Brazilian actresses that decide to move to Moscow to study the Stanislavski method. There, wrapped inside a love triangle, they overcome their differences.

Sacromonte. The Wise of the Tribe

Sacromonte. Los sabios de la tribu
Documentary, Musical Spain
Sacromonte aims to recover the memory of the most important flamenco community in the world. Through the survivors of a lost and golden age, elder flamenco men and women, we dive in their past in search of their roots and memories.

Seeds: Black Women in Power

Sementes: Mulheres pretas no poder
Documentary Brazil
The 2018 elections turned into the biggest political uprising led by Black women in Brazil's history, in response to the brutal execution of Marielle Franco.

Sick, Sick, Sick

Sem seu sangue
Fiction, Drama Brazil, France, The Netherlands
A teenage romance starts abruptly and ends suddenly after a serious accident. Silvia gets sick, her days turning to darkness. Her mourning becomes a quest to bring him back to life.

Silence is a Falling Body

El silencio es un cuerpo que cae
Documentary Argentina
This story of political activism and sexual dissidence offers a fascinating insight into life in Argentina between the 1970s and 1990s, peeling back layers of left-wing politics, homosexuality, and AIDS as it shifts between private and public spheres, intertwining the personal and the political. 

Singled [Out]: Being a Single Woman in an Era of Choice

Documentary Spain
Five educated women in four corners of the world travel solo in a world where pairing up is the norm. Together with the voices of experts in the areas of sociology, law, and demography, the film unveils modern love in an era of choice, and is a journey to the heart of being a single woman today.

Sisters in the End of the World

Irmã
Adventure, Fiction Brazil
Ana and Julia embark on a journey to find their father amidst their mother's worsening illness. Seeking freedom, they encounter an asteroid, ghosts, superpowers, and dinosaurs.

Song for Cuba

Documentary, Experimental Canada
A young Cuban couple chart a new course for themselves on an island in the North Atlantic.

Spider Thieves

Niñas araña
Drama, Fiction, Adventure, Thriller Chile
Inspired by actual events, the teenage thriller Spider Thieves is a unique social commentary on dreams, class, and unfulfilled expectations in contemporary Chile.

Stronger than Love

Mas fuerte que el amor
Fiction, Drama, Romance Mexico, Cuba
Newly restored, this Mexican clasic melodrama and social critique of class tensions follows a humble man's fight to be accepted by the upper class after making millions.

Swing and Sway

Vai e vem
Documentary, Experimental United States, Brazil
Against the backdrop of a tumultuous 2020 marked by pandemics, elections, and social upheavals, the two friends embark on a thought-provoking exploration of feminist cinematic expression and the female experience.

Take Me in Your Arms

Llévame en tus brazos
Fiction, Drama, Musical, Romance Mexico
One of the most important melodramas of the decade where a fishing-village girl sacrifices her reputation to the local banker to protect her family. Newly restored!

Tania Libre

Tania libre
Documentary Cuba, United States, Germany
In a fascinating and novel approach, Lynn Hershman Leeson allows us to eavesdrop on one of the world’s most celebrated—and daring—Cuban artists, Tania Bruguera’s session with Dr. Frank Ochberg, a New York-based psychiatrist and pioneer in post-traumatic stress disorder and the Stockholm syndrome.

That Guy from the Train

El chico del tren
Fiction, Romance Spain
Every day, Sara runs into Tobías on her way to work. One morning she accepts his invitation for coffee, which will be the first of several rendezvous to affect her more deeply.

The Awakening of the Ants

El despertar de las hormigas
Drama, Fiction Costa Rica, Spain
Isa finds herself at a breaking point awakening to the possibilities of a life lived on her own terms, in this engrossing and intimate feature debut from writer/director Antonella Sudasassi Furniss.

The Birth

El nacimiento
Drama, Fiction Spain
A sterile worker who wishes to have a child must assist a young woman in labor who does not want to have the baby.

The Calm After The Storm

Como el cielo después de llover
Documentary Argentina, Colombia
After studying abroad, Mercedes returns to her native city to join her father, acclaimed filmmaker and writer Victor Gaviria (The Rose Seller), in the shooting of his next film

The City of the Future

A cidade do futuro
Drama, Romance, Fiction Brazil
A beautiful naturalistic film that shuns convention, embracing love in all its dazzling iterations.

The Cuban Wives

Las esposas cubanas
Documentary Cuba
The compelling and tragic story of five Cuban intelligence agents who were arrested in the US in 1998 for their attempt to protect their country from terrorist attacks of paramilitary organizations operating from Miami. Essential viewing for the understanding of U.S.-Cuba relations.

The Death of Jaime Roldós

La Muerte de Jaime Roldós
Documentary Argentina, Ecuador
The history of Ecuador was shaken in 1981 by the sudden death of President Jaime Roldós and his wife in a suspicious plane crash. Combining investigative journalism and film essay, the film uncovers an unknown chapter in the history of Latin America that resonates deeply in the present.

The Death of Pinochet

La muerte de Pinochet
Documentary, Experimental Chile
With undeniable historical, social, and political importance, The Death of Pinochet expresses the vitality of a nation while exposing the political divisions that marked Chile’s recent history with death and violence.

The Delay

La demora
Drama, Fiction France, Mexico, Uruguay
An exploration of the intense, painful ambivalence of family responsibility. When her elderly father's mental deterioration becomes a burden for her and three young children, María has to make a drastic decision.

The Dog Who Wouldn't Be Quiet

El perro que no calla
Drama, Comedy, Fiction Argentina
An adventurous and bittersweet cinematic exploration of adulthood, love, loss, and fatherhood in a world rocked by a sudden catastrophe.

The Empty Classroom

El aula vacía
Documentary, Fiction Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay, El Salvador
To explore the dropout crisis in Latin America, creative director Gael García Bernal gathered 11 award-winning filmmakers who have created a captivating anthology of short films that delve into the underlying reasons, from poverty to societal traditions, why students aren’t graduating.

The Eternal Night of Twelve Moons

La eterna noche de las doce lunas
Documentary Colombia
Twelve-year-old Pili is entering womanhood, and as tradition dictates in her Wayuu indigenous community, she must be isolated from all men for 12 moon cycles.

The Facilitator

El facilitador
Drama, Fiction, Thriller Chile, Ecuador, United States
A political thriller about human rights, The Facilitator is one of the most successful films to come out of Ecuador in the last few years.

The Female Teachers of the Republic

Las Maestras de la República
Documentary Spain
Winner of a Goya Award for Best Documentary, The Female Teachers of The Republic focuses on the role of women in advancing public education in the spirit of equality and democratic access to schooling during the Second Spanish Republic (1931-1939).

The Fire

El incendio
Drama, Fiction Argentina
A couple withdraw a hundred thousand dollars in cash from their bank to close on their first home. The sale's postponement uncovers the nature of their love as well as their crisis.

The German Neighbor

El vecino alemán
Documentary, Fiction Argentina
The German Neighbor follows the steps of Adolf Eichmann’s awkward and unusual life in Argentina, and his remarkable defense at the trial in Jerusalem.

The Graduates, Part 1 - Girls

Documentary, Series United States
Follow Stephanie, a budding activist on the South Side of Chicago; Chastity, a Bronx teen whose family is homeless; and Darlene, a Tulsa student who reenters school after having a baby.

The Island Inside

La isla interior
Drama, Fiction, Comedy Spain
A dark-hued family drama set in Spain’s Canary Islands, The Island Inside relates the story of three siblings on the run from themselves. With Pedro Almodovar as their cinematic godfather, the filmmaker duo Dunia Ayaso and Félix Sabroso deliver a superb psychodrama with astounding performances.

The Journey of Monalisa

Documentary Chile, United States
Chilean-born performer and writer Iván Monalisa fully embraces his / her dual selves: scrappy, masculine Iván as well as diva, transvestite sex-worker Monalisa.

The Kid Who Lies

El chico que miente
Drama, Fiction, Adventure Venezuela
An intimate tale of a young runaway in search of his disappeared mother, The Kid Who Lies works as a metaphor for those still suffering from the 1999 mudslide tragedy, a natural disaster that claimed more than 10,000 victims in the Vargas state of Venezuela.

The Naked Screen

La pantalla desnuda
Drama, Romance, Fiction Nicaragua
Octavio, the son of a poor family, and Alex, the son of a wealthy family in northern Nicaragua, are best friends. Octavio’s fascination with Alex turns into an obsession, and he is quick to sideline anyone or thing that gets in between them.

The Offended

Los ofendidos
Documentary Mexico, El Salvador
An award-winning documentary on the legacy of the internal armed conflict in El Salvador, The Offended features the director’s charismatic father, Rubén Zamora, a key political leader and current Salvadorian Ambassador before the UN who was captured and tortured by the National Police during the country’s civil war.

The Rose Seller

La vendedora de rosas
Drama, Fiction, Classic Colombia
A poignant portrayal of life in the streets of Medellín, Colombia, directed by the iconic Colombian poet and filmmaker Victor Gaviria.

The Sky Is Red

El cielo está rojo
Documentary Chile
In 2010, 81 inmates died in a huge fire at the San Miguel prison in Chile’s capital city, Santiago. Justice remains elusive as the trial fails to assign blame. With full access to the judicial files, this reconstruction sheds light on the utter failure of the prison administration, which housed twice as many prisoners as allowed.

The Sleepwalkers

Los sonámbulos
Drama, Fiction Argentina, Uruguay
A chaotic look at the struggles of adolescence and a deliciously observed, tightly focused drama about a family falling apart over a New Year's vacation.  

The Travel Agent

Pequeñas mentiras piadosas
Documentary Cuba, Spain, Italy
From her tiny office overlooking the U.S. Interests Section, 58-year old Lourdes counsels thousands of Cubans seeking a U.S. travel visas. She coaches them on answering tricky questions, fine-tuning their stories so they have a better chance of succeeding.

The Wall: The Effect of its Imposing Presence on Migrant Families

Documentary United States
A firsthand look at the reality of the Hispanic population in the United States and the current undocumented immigration crisis, touching on topics such as the U.S.-Mexico border wall, the effects of family separation at the border, deportation, and DACA.

The Wind Blows the Border

Venta na fronteira
Documentary Brazil
On the violent border between Brazil and Paraguay, a battle wages between agribusiness and indigenous sovereignty.

This Time Tomorrow

Mañana a ésta hora
Drama, Fiction Colombia
This Time Tomorrow is an intimate portrait of a family’s everyday life before and after a tragic incident that forces them to confront an uncertain future.

This is Cristina

Ella es Cristina
Comedy, Drama, Fiction Chile
A Chilean generational comedy produced by Salma Hayek and directed by the multitalented Gonzalo Maza, screenwriter of A Fantastic Woman and Gloria.

Three Summers

Três veroes
Fiction, Drama, Comedy Brazil
Regina Casé will rely on her eye for opportunity in this brilliant comedy about gross class disparity and the infinite resourcefulness of those who never take anything for granted.

Two Breaths

Bi arnas
Documentary
The tale of two breaths: that of Iratxe Sorzabal and her mother, Mari Nieves Díaz. Each has suffered the lack of breath caused by torture, together with other kinds of suffering.

Two Women and a Cow

Dos mujeres y una vaca
Fiction, Drama Colombia
Two illiterate women travel to the nearby town looking for someone to read a letter they received. During the trip their plans are unexpectedly changed.

Unconscious Revealed

Inconscientes revelados
Documentary Brazil
An examination of racial issues in Brazil from its historical formation, including Black representation in markets, entrepreneurial women, generational patterns, and the lingering scar of racism.

Unicorn

Unicórnio
Drama, Fiction, Romance Brazil
Based on short stories by Hilda Hilst, Unicorn mixes fantasy and fairytale to tell the story of a 13-year-old girl living with her mother in an isolated cottage in the countryside.

Untouched

Sombra verde
Fiction, Drama, Romance, Adventure Mexico
A romance set in the jungle around Veracruz, where a scientist searches for barbasco roots. Lost in the interior, he meets a machete-wielding stranger and his beautiful daughter.

Urgent Love

Amor urgente
Comedy, Fiction, Romance Argentina
Fresh and endearing, Urgent Love uses highly original photography and exceptional artwork to create the playful world where Agustina and Pedro fall in love. Everything is intentionally exposed in this subtle, intelligent, and entertaining comedy that dares to be different.

Vicenta

Animation, Documentary Argentina
A film as necessary as it is beautiful, Vicenta explores the struggle for the right to a legal, safe, and free abortion.

Wandering Girl

Niña errante
Fiction, Drama Colombia
On the violent border between Brazil and Paraguay, a battle wages between agribusiness and indigenous sovereignty.

When a Tree Falls (Amama)

Amama
Drama, Fiction Spain
This powerfully visualized drama of generational conflict signals the emergence of a vital Basque regional cinema in Spain.

Where I Grow Old

Cidade onde envelheço
Drama, Fiction Brazil, Portugal
A deep friendship grows between two Portuguese women living in Brazil, forcing them to deal with conflicting desires: a will to leave for an unknown country and a longing for home.

Wilaya

Drama, Fiction Spain
With unprecedented access to the Sahrawi community, Pedro Pérez Rosado, provides a voice to this unrepresented group of refugees living in a Saharan refugee camp and their struggle for independence.

With My Heart in Yambo

Con mi corazón en Yambo
Documentary Ecuador
In 1988, director María Fernanda Restrepo's two brothers—then 14 and 17—vanished without a trace. Decades later, Restrepo embarks on the painful journey of recounting her family’s story.

You and Me

Tú y yo
Documentary, Comedy, Drama Dominican Republic
The Mrs., a 70-year-old widow, and Aridia, her young maid, live in isolation in a house in Santo Domingo where domestic chores keep them occupied.

Zoila

Documentary Chile
When Gabriela discovers that Zoila, her childhood Mapuche indigenous nanny, doesn’t appear in the family tapes, she begins to question her mother's social construct.

[M]otherhood

Documentary Spain
Women share their experiences and reasons for rejecting traditional motherhood ideals.