DESPERTAR (AWAKEN)

México | 2011 | 15 min | HD | Drama | In Spanish with English subtitles

Rosa, a domestic worker in Mexico City, is at a crossroads in her relationship, her job and her life.

Rosa, una trabajadora doméstica en la Ciudad de México, se encuentra en una encrucijada en su relación de pareja, su trabajo y su vida personal.

Miriam Balderas as Rosa in Despertar.

SCREENINGS

March 2015 - Yale University - Council on Latin American & Iberian Studies, New Haven, CT
May 2013 - Festival Internacional de Cine por la Equidad de Género, Buenos Aires, Argentina
May 2012 - Cannes Short Film Corner, Cannes, France
April 2012 - 10th Human Rights Film Festival of San Sebastian, Spain
October 2011 - Festival Internacional de Cine de Morelia, Morelia, México
October 2011 - New England Festival of Ibero-American Cinema, New Haven, CT
August 2011 - 35º Festival des Films du Monde, Montreal, Canada
August 2011 - HBO’s New York International Latino Film Festival, New York, NY
July 2011 - Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival, L.A., CA
April 2011 - Film Independent Project Involve Showcase @ REDCAT, L.A., CA

FEATURING/REPARTO

Miriam Balderas
Fidel Zerda

CREW/EQUIPO TECNICO

Director/Writer: Cristina Kotz Cornejo
Producer: Priscila Amescua Méndez
Director of Photography: Santiago Sánchez
Editor: Cristina Kotz Cornejo
Music: Andy Kotz
Sound: Sergio Nequiz
Post-Production Sound & Color Correction: MODULUS STUDIOS

This project is supported in part by a Faculty Advancement Fund Grant from Emerson College.