Director, producer, scriptwriter and the main character in the first-person documentary Femicide. One case, many struggles (2018), Mara Avila premiered this film, her first feature, at Gaumont Theater in Buenos Aires City, on March 7th 2019.
Director, producer, scriptwriter and the main character in the first-person documentary Femicide. One case, many struggles (2018), Mara Avila premiered this film, her first feature, at Gaumont Theater in Buenos Aires City, on March 7th 2019. One day prior to Women’s International Day, this first release has not only allowed her to promote the film but also to keep struggling against gender violence, as the daughter of a victim of femicide in Argentina. Supported by the National Institute of Film and Audiovisual Arts (INCAA in Spanish), the documentary Femicide. One case, many struggles has been Mara’s thesis, with which she got her Degree in Communication Sciences at the University of Buenos Aires in December 2018. Born and raised in the “porteño” city, she is now studying Arts at the University of Buenos Aires as well as contemporary dance and improvisation lessons with different Argentine teachers, such as Jimena Pérez Salerno and Eugenia Estévez. Her film Femicide. One case, many struggles was internationally premiered in Guatemala at the X Muestra Memoria, Verdad, Justicia on May 4th, 2019.
Official selection (Documentaries)
Femicide. One case, many struggles.
Leonardo Favio National Film Festival
Bolívar
2019
Official selection
Femicide. One case, many struggles.
Muestra internacional de cine Memoria, Verdad, Justicia 2019
Guatemala
2019
Official selection
Femicide. One case, many struggles.
Muestra de cine de la lluvia
Villa La Angostura
2019
College
University of Buenos Aires
Degree in Communication Sciences
Birth Date
October 30, 1979
Birth City
Buenos Aires
Current City
Buenos Aires
Hometown
Buenos Aires
Gender
Female
Director, producer, scriptwriter and the main character in the first-person documentary Femicide. One case, many struggles (2018), Mara Avila premiered this film, her first feature, at Gaumont Theater in Buenos Aires City, on March 7th 2019.