Mamacita

Year: 2018
Country: Germany, Mexico
Director: José Pablo Estrada Torrescano
Genre: documentary
Runtime: 75 min.
Age: 12+

The true story of his grandson about his almost 100-year-old grandmother - the Mexican beauty queen, founder of the beauty empire

José Pablo promised his extravagant grandmother, Mamacita, to make a film about her life, without knowing that this would lead to revelation of secrets, lies and deceptions affecting 5 generations of a high-society Mexican family.

Watch José Pablo Estrada Torrescano’s Intro before the film.

Awards & Festivals:

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival – International premiere
L.A. Film Fest – USA premiere
Doqumenta FF – opening film
Guanajuato International FF – opening film
Zurich International Film Festival – particiaption
Lima International Film Festival – particiaption 
Monterrey FF – particiaption
Margaret Mead Film Festival, New York – particiaption
DOK.fest München – particiaption
Femme Revulation FF, Mexico City – particiaption


Available online

25 January – 31 December
Language: Spanish, Russian subtitles
26 January 18:00
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