Directed by Josefina Recio
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Date/ Time: Saturday, April 22nd at 12:30pm at Richland Library
Sunday, April 23rd at 4:45pm
Runtime: 15 minutes
Genre: Narrative Short
Film Block: Oaxaca (non-competition)
Las Nadadoras de Villa Rosa tells the story of Laura, a young swimmer who comes of age in this visually stunning narrative short. With a pastel color scheme as innocent as its young heroine and symbolic, careful cinematography, this short portrays the bittersweet, enticing feeling that comes with one’s first discovery of sexuality and womanhood.