Cinemaissí Community Presents

One from the south, one from the north. When the balance between love, consent and empowerment in a couple is disturbed, something’s is bound to break, literally.

El libro de Lila

Lila, a character in a children’s story book, suddenly falls out of her paper world and ends up trapped in a place she doesn’t belong … And so starts this great adventure,
where Lila discovers that the only person who can save her is Ramon, but he has grown up and has not only stopped reading, but he’s also stopped believing in fantasy.

Ninosca

Forty years have passed and director Peter Torbiörnsson is still filming life in the village of San Fernando. What began
as a portrait of a village became the story of Ninosca, a woman who broke from her abusive husband and set off into the
world with the dream of a simple life in Europe and in search of a way to support her family.

Luchadoras

An intimate portrait of three courageous female wrestlers (Luchadoras) from Ciudad Juarez. The short statured Mini Serinita’s dream is to
become a full time Luchadora and leave the factory work that disenfranchises so many women for good. Lady Candy can
see the U.S Border from her house.Baby Star is a young single mother with a Lucha Libre childhood past. With Mexican passion they present a new image of what it means to be a woman in Mexico.

A primeira morte de Joana

Late summer of 2007, South of Brazil. Joana, 13, wants to find out why her great-aunt Rosa died at 70 without ever having dated anyone. Encouraged by her friend Carolina, Joana starts an investigation about Rosa’s past.

Los Tiburones

14-year-old Rosina lives in a beach resort
rumored to be plagued by sharks. Upon
meeting the older Joselo, she feels a desire
to bridge the distance between their bodies.

Clara Sola

Clara, 40, is believed to have a special connection to God. As a «healer», she sustains a fa-
mily and a village in need of hope. After years of being controlled by her mother’s repressive care, Clara’s sexual desires
are stirred by her attraction to her niece’s new boyfriend.