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Portraits of My Mother

بورتريهات لأمي

Directed by Tavo Ruiz

Cast: DOP: Sergio Mariscal, Editing: Tavo Ruiz, Music: Alberto Palomo |, Producer: Manuel Zurloh, Sound: Ivette Gutielrez


This is a documentary about my mother and the moment that changed her life. Through her narration, my mother confesses to me what she remembers from the moment she was raped as a child. By painfully recalling this traumatic event, she reflects on the sexual abuse of children and the scars that these events leave in a person’s life.

“فيلم وثائقي عن أمي واللحظة التي غيّرت حياتها. من خلال روايتها، تعترف والدتي لي بما تتذكره منذ لحظة اغتصابها وهي طفلة. بتذكّرها لهذا الحدث المؤلم، تأمل أن تسهم في ترميم أرواح من تعرضوا لهذه الاستباحة.”

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