La Guerrera @ The Morelia Film Festival, Mexico

Posted on Monday, 24th October, 2011

La Guerrera @ The Morelia Film Festival, Mexico

My great pal Paulina del Paso‘s first feature length documentary La Guerrera was in competition at the Festival Internacional de Cine de Morelia so I went along to cheer for her…   It’s a fantastic film, so sensitively and devotedly filmed over four years during Ana María Torres aka “La Guerrera’s” journey towards the World Championship Female Boxing title.  Ana is a mesmerising blend of femininity and sweetness alongside sheer hardheadedness and aggression and I think Paulina’s done an absolutely magical job of bringing that to the audience.  Here’s a trailer for the film and an interview with Paulina…

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