) is a Mexican short film
made in the mountains of Guerrero State, one of the poorest regions in Mexico
Directed by Rafael de Villa Magallón (credited as RAFA devillamagallón
), Ita Yúyu tells the story of a mixteca
girl. Despite the death of her parents and the context she experiences every day in a small indigenous community, she hasn't lost her innocence and her hope in the world.
The story is about her life and the struggle it involves. Poverty, nonexistent health-care, lack of medicines and abuse are some of the issues Ita Yúyu has to deal with until she decides to fight for things that really matter
Ita Yuyu –Dewflower- (Martina Rojas) is a ‘mixteca’ girl who lives in the mountain region of the state of Guerrero
, in South Mexico
. Despite the death of her parents and the context she experiences every day in a small indigenous community
, she hasn't lost her innocence and her hope in the world.
young woman has spent five years trying to watch a videotape
where her parents, who died because of an infection, appeared for the last time. Watching videotapes is not easy in her community. So she tries, once again, to watch the video when some reporters visit the place. Such a goal will change her whole life forever and she will finally go away to Mexico City
During her search she meets with her best friend (Evelia Cortez), a quiet indigenous girl about her age who has always lived in the community; a brave man... Read More