Volver al Sur
INSTITUTE: German Film and TV Academy Berlin
SYNOPSIS: A migrant family story. Father is dead. Daughter and son carry his corpse south of the border. Despite the risk this journey entails, they set out to bury him at the place that used to be home.
PROFILE: Born in 1994 in Mexico City. Sofía Ayala studied Theatre at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). In 2018 she moved to Germany and began her studies at the German Film and Television Academy of Berlin (DFFB). Here she has continued to explore metaphoric storytelling and to develop approaches to dismantle the male gaze in cinema.