CARMITA (2014)

Nearly half a century ago, Carmen Ignarra arrived to Mexico after leaving behind her Cuban homeland,in the hopes of becoming the greatest Caribbean actress in Hollywood. But the American dream turned out to be more difficult than she’d thought, and her brief initial success was followed by a slow, painful decline.

Technical Info:

Colour, 75 mins.

Genre: Creative Documentary.

Production: Laura Amelia Guzmán & Israel Cárdenas.

Associate Producer: Benjamín Domenech / REI CINE (Argentina)

Supported by: Canana, Foprocine, JIFF WIP, BAL 2009, Fonca, Conaculta.

Cast: Carmita Ignarra Güell, Laura Amelia Guzmán

DP: Israel Cárdenas

Sound: Alejandro Deicaza.