La Catrina (non-competition)

Directed by Ilana Lapid
Las Cruces, NM

Date/ Time: Saturday, April 22nd at 12:30pm
Runtime: 10 minutes
Genre: Narrative Short
Film Block: Femme Frontera (non-competition)

A farm worker grieving her husband’s death becomes La Catrina, the Dia De Los Muertos figure of death. She is given a choice: join him in death or continue living. This narrative short follows her emotional journey, told with the backdrop of the agricultural landscape through which she lived and loved.


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