VIVIR TODA LA VIDA
INSTITUTE: Centro de Capacitacion Cinematografica
SYNOPSIS: After a life together, Susana is left by her husband. Thus begins a period of denial, in which the woman clings to the past and memories. One day, in the absence of her husband, she asks for help from her neighbor, Gloria, a woman with a free spirit, who for this very reason Susana can’t stand. From this first contact, however, arises a strong friendship between them that will lead Susana to live the present.
PROFILE: Marlén Ríos-Farjat was born on March 2nd, 1984 in Mexico City, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Film Directing at Centro de Capacitacion Cinematografica (Film Training Center) in Mexico City. She also finished her Master in Film Editing at the Cinema and Audiovisual School of Catalonia (ESCAC) in Terrassa, Spain. Moreover, Ríos-Farjat has directed projects in Italy as well as in Cuba and she has been the editor of numerous programs, documentaries and fiction short films, as well as of the feature length films “Massacre in Teques” (to be released) and “The walking of the shadows”, currently in production. As a writer and director, her previous short film “Rosario” was selected in over 80 international film festivals and shown in 30 countries.