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ABOUT THE FILM

After experiencing a shootout in her neighborhood, Anayansi, a pregnant teenager, fears that she will lose her child. Hoping for a miracle, her mother takes her on a pilgrimage to the festival of Saint Francis. As their journey merges with thousands of travelers from across Mexico, they must face the reality of her condition and escape the confines of tradition if she is to survive.

ABOUT THE FILMMAKER

Ivete LucasIvete Lucas was born in Brazil and grew up in Mexico. At age 22 she received a grant from the Mexican Film Institute to direct her first short film ASMA, which was shortlisted for the Mexican Academy Awards. Since then, she has produced and directed a number of award winning short films and documentaries. She is currently producing a feature film for artist Keren Cytter and finishing post-production on her first feature documentary VIETNAM APPRECIATION DAY, which she co-directed with her husband Patrick Bresnan.


ABOUT KLRU

Since its inception, Austin’s own community licensed public television station KLRU, has brought exceptional educational television to the Central Texas community. This non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization is made possible through support from our members. For more than 50 years KLRU has been a friend to Central Texans. KLRU’s mission is to enrich the lives of our viewers through quality public television programming, community services and public events with shows like Austin City Limits, Central Texas Gardener, Arts in Context, and Overheard with Evan Smith. KLRU’s mission is to present quality multimedia content that engages people in the thoughtful exchange of ideas, the expression of the arts, and enjoyable lifelong learning opportunities.


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