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XY

"XY" is a documentary that explores the identity of the Guatemalan man, in order to show the fissures of hegemonic masculinity through subordinated masculinities. This film has a theoretical and empirical review that has its genesis in the question: What does it mean to be a man in Guatemala ?

  • Luis Alejandro Arriola Ayala
    Director
  • Luis Alejandro Arriola Ayala
    Writer
  • Luis Alejandro Arriola Ayala
    Producer
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    XY
  • Project Type:
    Documentary
  • Runtime:
    58 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    March 5, 2015
  • Country of Origin:
    Guatemala
  • Country of Filming:
    Guatemala
  • Language:
    Spanish
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2:1
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • La Otra Banqueta
    Guatemala
    Guatemala
    July 1, 2015
    First time Screening
  • LesGaiCineMad
    Madrid
    Spain
    November 10, 2015
    Spain Premiere
    Special Mention - Jury Award
  • El Lugar Sin Límites
    Quito
    Ecuador
    November 16, 2015
  • Santo Domingo OutFest
    Santo Domingo
    Dominican Republic
    November 29, 2015
  • Zinegoak
    Bilbao
    Spain
    February 23, 2016
  • Can[be]Gay
    Tenerife, Islas Canarias
    Spain
    March 8, 2016
  • CinHomo
    Valladolid
    Spain
    April 5, 2016
Director Biography - Luis Alejandro Arriola Ayala

Degree in Communication Sciences from the Universidad Rafael Landivar. Nowadays is studying a Master on Scriptwriting on UNIR (Universidad Internacional de la Rioja). Dedicated to photography, audiovisual production and graphic design. Also, it has developed in the field of writing and teaching. In 2014, he published his first book of poetry "Missing is absurd."
Interested in gender and masculinities studies

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