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Los que están por nacer
(Those About to Be Born)

Yovegami Ascona Mora (Mixe)
Mexico | 2017 | 11 min | Mixtec with English Subtitles | Short Documentary | International Premiere

Thu Oct 18 11:00 AM
TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 3

Part of Life Lines

On the rural area north of the Istmo of Tehuantepec Oaxaca in Mexico, a grandmother prepares her granddaughter for childbirth with traditional medicines to help protect both mother and the unborn child.


Yovegami Ascona Mora began creating short films at University. Focusing on documentary filmmaking in workshops in Mexico and Cuba, he was awarded the PECDA Fellowship by the Secretaria de Cultura de Oaxaca.