Luchadoras

a film by Paola Calvo, Patrick Jasim

Luchadoras

Germany | 2021 | 92:00 min

Content Categories

Documentary
Synopsis
Luchadoras portrays the courageous female wrestlers of Ciudad Juárez, a city known for its high femicide rates. There is Mini Serinita who's biggest dream is to become a full time Luchadora and leave the factory work that disenfranchises so many women for good. Lady Candy who can see the US Border, where her daughters were taken, from her house but due to visa regulations can never cross it. And Baby Star, the young single mother who was a Lucha Libre Star at an early age and now makes her way to a come back. With Mexican passion they present a new image of what it means to be a woman in Mexico.
Festivals/Awards
2021
SXSW South by Southwest, Austin Texas
Cast and Crew
  • Director Paola Calvo, Patrick Jasim
Original Languages

Spanish

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