VII Domitilas
VII Domitilas

Mexico | 2019 | DCP | Color, B&W | 22 min | Diego Ruiz

SATURDAY 3 | CINEMEX INSURGENTES SALA 6 | 15:45 HRS. | 72 MIN.

WEDNESDAY 7 | FILMIN LATINO | 24 HRS. | 22 MIN.

Director: Diego Rodrigo Ruiz Velázquez
Screenplay: Diego Rodrigo Ruiz Velázquez
Producer: Bernardo Chávez Castellanos y Diego Rodrigo Ruiz Velázquez
Cinematography: Mauricio Sánchez Arias
Editing: Octavio Rivera Ramírez, Arturo Campos Nieto y Diego Rodrigo Ruiz Velázquez
Sound: Bernardo Chávez Castellanos
Music: Nicolás García Lieberman
Production Company: Escuela Nacional de Artes Cinematográficas, UNAM
Cast: Domitila Rodríguez Cruz

Synopsis:

Chanting saved Domitila from a deadly fever. From that moment on, she uses her voice as a
spiritual bridge and so she decided to pray for the souls of the dead in her native town, San
Miguel Pocitos in Puebla, Mexico.

Biography:

Mexican filmaker and cinematographer. In 2015 he entered the Escuela Nacional de Artes Cinematográficas (ENAC), where he is currently working in his documentary thesis. His projects include “VII Domitilas”, “Aquiles y las tortugas” and “Boleros Pasajeros”; the first two are currently on tour of festivals and the last one is a documentary short film made for the website of The Guardian newspaper. He has also collaborated in Correspondencias: cine y pensamiento. And he has been a young jury in the FICG, in the Black Canvas FCC and twice, in the CILECT Prize Competition.

Festivals:

Festival Latinoamericano de Escuelas de Cine “Fernando Birri” – Selección Oficial de
Documental 2019, Argentina
Festival de Cine Documental Mexicano Zanate – Premio al Mejor Documental Universitario
2019, México

Festival Internacional de Cine de León – Selección Oficial de Documental 2019, México
Festival de Málaga – Sección Oficial Documentales Cortometrajes 2020, España
DOQUMENTA Festival Internacional de Cine Documental – DOQU Competencia
Universitaria de Corto Documental 2020, México

 

 

Contact:

Diego Ruiz
deigor.ruiz@gmail.com