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KAT WAJ

Teresa Jiménez | Guatemala | 2017 | 18 MIN | SHORT DRAMA

Friday 20 October 2017 | 2:00 PM
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 3
North American Premiere

Screening as part of Green River

Ixmucané is a 12-year-old girl with a fascination for life and literature. Her life changes drastically and unexpectedly when her father makes a decision that sparks her to rebel against the destiny he wishes to impose.

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Teresa Jiménez (Ladino) is a director, photographer and graphic designer based in Guatemala City. Teresa is the founder and director of Hacer Cine en Guatemala, a news site dedicated to creating space and increasing interest in Guatemalan film production. She is a member of the Guatemalan Association of Audiovisual and Cinematography (AGAcine), and a member of Guatemalan women’s filmmaking collective Colectivo Lemow.