Minerva 

Minerva is originally from the city of Chihuahua and she started her professional career as a filmmaker in Guadalajara. In 2014 she moved to Mexico City where she now resides. Her work tends to be characterized by a strong social message and a clear intention not to remain silent. 

Minerva studied Graphic Design, Plastic Arts and Digital Cinema. In 2014 she began her training in cinema at the ‘Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica’ with a Bachelors in Cinematographic Creation.

Her short film ‘Te Quiero Alejandra’, about the right to decide was selected in more than 20 international festivals and won the Southeast Festival of Feminist Cinema. Furthermore, Minerva was awarded; the Marielle Franco prize at the 5th FECEA, special mention at the Monterrey International Festival of Cinema and her screenplay was a finalist in the GIFF National Script Competition 2016.

Currently, Minerva is working on her thesis short ‘En cualquier lugar’ which depicts the familial dynamics which have historically hidden violence towards children. In addition, she has led the Coordination and/or Production in numerous commercials, festivals, projects and shorts.