Synopsis of the documentary

Documentary Femicide. One case, many struggles (Femicidio. Un caso, múltiples luchas)

On July 19th, 2005, María Elena Gómez went out with her partner, Ernesto Jorge Narcisi, in Buenos Aires. That evening, he stabbed her to death. The media communicated the news as a “crime of passion in Puerto Madero”.

Shooting of the documentary at the National Library in Buenos Aires, in 2017.
Shooting of the documentary at the National Library in Buenos Aires, in 2017.

Ten years later, Mara Avila, the victim’s daughter, will resignify that so-called “crime of passion” as a femicide. She will decide to make a first-person documentary film. From both a subjective and social approach, she will give her biggest tragedy in life a political meaning.

Shooting of the film at Matienzo Cultural Club in 2017.
Shooting of the film at Matienzo Cultural Club in 2017. Ph. La Socia

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