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Plaza de la Soledad

Ongoing

Location: Bartos Screening Room

With director Maya Goded in person

Winner, Best Director, Documentary. Dir. Maya Goded. Mexico, 2016, 84 min. Digital projection. In Spanish with English subtitles. Internationally acclaimed photographer Maya Goded makes a promising film debut with Plaza de la Soledad, a continuation of her photography work in La Merced neighborhood in Mexico City, where prostitution has been present since the days of the Aztecs. “Beautiful, respectful, and celebratory” (Film Comment), the film follows four strong women—middle-aged and older—who want to break a vicious circle that began with abuse and abandonment suffered from an early age. Carmen, Lety, Raquel, and Esther aspire for a better life, and Goded’s poignant lens follows their quest to find true love, their capacity to transform themselves, and above all, their resilience and solidarity.

Tickets: $15 (free for members at the Film Lover level and MoMI Kids Premium levels and above). Order tickets online. (Members may contact members@movingimage.us with questions regarding online reservations.)

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