Born in Cuenca – Ecuador on OctOber 1968. Studied Film Direction at the San Antonio de los Baños International Film and TV School (Cuba, 1988 - 1991). MA in Cultural Studies at the Universidad del Azuay (2002). Film Professor at the San Francisco de Quito University since 1996.
Writer / Director of the Short Films: Ajubel, Cuba, 1989; El Puente Roto, Cuenca-Ecuador, 1991; Aló, Quito-Ecuador, 1999. Assitant Director in: Crónicas (S. Cordero, 2003); Maria Full of Grace (J. Marston, 2002); Proof of Life (T. Hackford, 2000).
How much further is her first feature film as writer director.
En el Nombre de la Hija tells the story of a nine-year old girl whose name is in dispute. Manuela has been named alter her socialist-atheist father, but her catholic-conservative grandmother insists she should carry the name the first daughters of the family have carried for generations: Dolores. The story takes place in a Valley in the Ecuadorian Andes, during the summer of 1976. Manuela and her little brother, Camilo, are spending vacations with their cousins and grandparents at the family's farmhouse. More
Self-discovery journey of two girls in their mid twenties while they travel along the Ecuadorian mountains and coasts. Esperanza (Hope) and Tristeza (Sadness) will not find postcard views or perfect love, but their journey will teach them there’s a world beyond that. More