A balance / An energy

This video explores the relation between women and the practice of capoeira in Mexico City. A balance / An energy is a representation of body and verbal dialogues regarding women issues in our society.

  • Luis M. Jara
    Mrs. Bates, The Long Night of 500 Years, Gnossienne.
  • Luis M. Jara
    The Long Night of 500 Years, Gnossienne
  • Isela Quintana
  • Luis M. Jara
    The Long Night of 500 Years
  • Rosalinda Pérez
    Key Cast
  • Mónica Villalobos
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Un Equilibrio / Una Energía
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    5 minutes 34 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 29, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    4,000 USD
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    Digital .MOV
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Director Biography - Luis M. Jara

Luis M. Jara was born in Mexico City the 12th of December, 1983.

He studied Film Directing in London UK. He was supported with a scholarship given by the National Fund for Culture and Arts of Mexico obtaining prizes for his films produced at the time.

His work has been screened at BAFTA and the BFI in London as well as some important art centres of Mexico City such as the CENART.

His experience is on film direction, scriptwriting, cinematography and video editing in the UK, Mexico, Brazil, Colombia and Italy. He has also worked as a photographer and film lecturer.

He enjoys dancing and travelling as well.

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Director Statement

A balance / An energy can get the voice overs substituted to local languages to get rid of the subtitles. Thank you!