REPORT

LAS PATRONAS

Since 1995, in Veracruz Mexico, a small group of women known as "Las Patronas"have taken it on themselves to feed the migrants of Central America who ride "LaBestia", a heavy freight train, to reach American borders.
They are sisters, neighbours or cousins, and within the walls of a reconverted oil plant,the patronas cook the precious meal bags that will be distributed to the migrants asthe train passes by.

THE DAY AFTER

On the night of Thursday to Friday, September 8, 2017, an earthquake of magnitude 8.2 hit Mexico.
His epicenter is located in Juchitan, reporting on the organization of the population of this city after the natural catastrophe having caused more than 100 deaths.

A VILLAGE WITHOUT FATHER 

These mothers of families live in collectivity in full campaign, conciliating domestic tasks and works argricoles. Between deceased husband , imprisoned or simply absent, it is between women that they live and that they support the family if necessary by cultivating the cashew nut. 

AMAPALA'S FISHERWOMEN

On the small Tiger Island, in the Pacific Ocean, the population depends mainly on fishing. And for generations, women have been on the front lines.
In small groups, they juggle every day their family responsibilities and the hard work of sardine and crustacean fishing. Report on these women, true captains of their community, in one of the world's most sexist countries.

Peleas de los tigres 

The first days of May in the infamous state of Guerrero, the neighboring villages of the city of Zitlala celebrate the arrival of the rainy season with "the petition of lluvia". This indigenous community organizes fights between teenagers, men and women. A drop of blood is a drop of rain. Fights washed down with mezcal, a symbol of purification, where each fighter wears a feline mask that earns his name "las peleas de los tigres" (fighting tigers). Helped by a rope whip called "reata" it is a fierce fight that is organized between the men of the different barrios (neighborhoods) of the region. A mixture of pre-Hispanic culture and Christian culture that evokes a certain tradition of Mexican violence.

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