Born in the indigenous Zapotec community of Guelatao de Juarez, Oaxaca (Mexico), she has worked for more than a decade in educational programs where feminism, diversity and communality are the bases, such as Campamento Audiovisual Itinerante (CAI), Cine Too Lab and JEQO. She has also actively supported alternative exhibition projects in Mexican provinces mainly through Aquí Cine and the Cine Too Theater in Guelatao. She is co-founder of Brujazul, a production company with which she produced The Blue Years (Sofía Gómez Córdova, 2017), winner of several awards including the FIPRESCI and nominated for best first work by the Mexican Academy of Cinematography. She has directed the short films Nocturnes (2009) and I am so like you (2011). Uncle Yim (2019) is her first full-length film as a director. She’s now preparing her feature film Cicadas.
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