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Carla Valencia

Vicenta, 5:05 min, Stereo, Ecuador, 2014

Carla Valencia Dávila, Ecuadorian director and editor. She directed her first fiction short film “Restos” in 2004. “Emilia” , her second short film premiered in 2007 and has been programmed in more than 15 international film festivals. She directed and edited her first feature film “Abuelos” in 2010.

A woman from the countryside migrates from Bolivia to Chile where she washes clothes to earn a living. She faces poverty by herself while becoming a single mother. Years later, during Pinochet`s military dictatorship her elder son is detained and becomes a political prisoner.