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"In Mexico, Women Directors Take the Lead" By: Oscar Lopez

“After decades of fighting for recognition in an industry dominated by men, women filmmakers like (Fernanda) Valadez are setting Mexican cinema ablaze, not just releasing more work but also gaining the critical success and major awards that were long restricted to their male peers.

In a society where machismo has often held women back and gender-based violence is commonplace, the rise and recognition of female filmmakers reflects a broader social change brought about by both an emboldened feminist movement in Mexico and an urgent conversation about sexism worldwide."

Read the full article in the New York Times here.


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