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La Mami
Made in Spain - V Europe-Latin America Co-production Forum

Doña Olga has worked in the cabaret world for more than 45 years and now she is La Mami, in charge of the women's bathroom at the legendary Cabaret Barba Azul. Every night she takes care of the girls who work there dancing with the clients. For them, the bathroom is a bubble of confidence inside the Barba Azul. Today a new woman arrives at the bathroom, she has a sick child, she needs to work.

BIOGRAPHY

Laura Herrero Garvín (Tolodo, Spain. 1985) studied a Master in Creative Documentary at the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. In 2010, she arrived in Mexico to study film and work as a director, photographer and editor on different documentary projects. She has directed the feature-length documentaries Son duros los días sin nada (Rough Are The Days Without Nothing, 2012) and El Remolino (The Swirl, 2016), premiered at Locarno Film Festival, as well as some twenty short films, also documentaries. In Mexico, Laura belongs to the filmmakers' collective Emergenciamx and is a founding partner of La Sandía Digital, Laboratorio de Cultura Audiovisual A.C. La Mami was selected for the 2016 Co-Production Forum at San Sebastian Festival.

CAST & CREW
Director
Laura Herrero Garvin
Screenplay
N/A N/A
Production
Cacerola Films
Laura Imperiale
Gadea Films
Patricia Franquesa
Sales
Dogwoof
Distribution
Elamedia Estudios
Photography
Laura Herrero Garvin
Edition
Lorenzo Mora Salazar, Ana Pfaff
Music
N/A N/A
Format
DCP FOLLOWING DCI
Running Time
82 m.
Country
Mexico - Spain
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