Documentary, 30 min.
Jakeline can’t stay at home, because she doesn’t get along with her mother. Jenny doesn’t have a family. She dreams of studying medicine but lacks the confidence. Lesli was 13 when she became pregnant. After running away from home, she tries hard to be a good daughter as well as a mother.
NOSOTRAS is a film about hope and having the strength to carry on despite of a tough and violent background. The documentary was shot in 2009 in Guatemala City and opened in December 2010 at the Swedish Embassy in Guatemala City.
2011 KCD Film Festival Bilbao, Kultura, Communicación y Desarollo
Best female director
Best short film
Best film for gender equality
CAST Jenny Chuba, Jakeline López, Leslie Sequen and family, as well as girls and staff of Refugio de la Niñez, Guatemala City
SCRIPT Shari Sabel Strandmark with Nahuel Vazquez
PRODUCTION Shari Sabel Strandmark
PRODUCTION SUPPORT Nahuel Vazquez
CINEMATOGRAPHY Nahuel Vazquez
PRODUCER IN GUATEMALA Siddhartha Meneses
PRODUCER IN SWEDEN Jai Morales
MUSIC PRODUCER David García
ORIGINAL MUSIC Raul ”Zapo” Portillo and David García
FILM CUTTING Palle Lindqvist, Valentina Chamorro, Sara Murillo Cortés, Manolo Gallardo Rubio
POSTER PHOTO Jessica Ocampo
POSTER DESIGN Makode Linde
SOUND Olle Sjöström
COLORING Alexander Westergårdh
ASSISTANT EDITORS Edgar Dávila, Javier Corleto
PRODUCTION ASSISTANTS Angélica Velásquez, Maja Pernefeldt