1 Day – 1 Short _ Day73

1 Day – 1 Short _ Day73

1 Day – 1 Short _ Day73

Insightful look at Mexican wrestling culture

In Mexico, Lucha Libre rivals soccer in popularity and has been a beloved national pastime since the early 1900’s when masked men first came to embody the struggle between good and evil in the ring. Women eventually fought their way into the sport – defying resistance from their male “luchador” counterparts and cultural expectations of femininity.

Luchadora

Director: River Finlay / Producers: River Finlay and Laura Franco Velasco / Editors: Luis Decthiar, Laura Franco Velasco, River Finlay / Camera: Laura Franco-Velasco, River Finlay / Sound: Ross Nelson

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