62 min | English | Dir. Fernando Llanos
Fiction. 2014. Production: México.
Synopsis: Matria is an invitation to rethink Mexico, through the history of Antolín Jiménez, grandfather of the filmmaker, was a controversial character who moved in many spaces of society, fought with Pancho Villa, became a Master Mason, deputy 3 times for Oaxaca and president of the National Association of Charros. In 1942 he formed "La Legión de Guerrilleros Mexicanos", a group of 100,000 charros who trained to repel a possible Nazi invasion of Mexico.
Festivals/Awards: Best Documentary Feature Film, Morelia International Film Festival, 2014. Buñuel Calanda Center Award, Durango New Film Festival, 2015. Documentary mention Memoria, International Festival of New Latin American Cinema of Havana Goddess of Silver for Best Documentary, Mexico City, 2017