Director(s): Ross Lai
Producer(s): Andrew Simon, Christian Tyler, Nicolas Houghton
2019 | 21 min | El Salvador
Mothers of explores the hyper-strict abortion regulations in El Salvador through the story of Teodora del Carmen Vásquez, a woman forced to serve over 10 years in jail after suffering a stillbirth in her 9th month of pregnancy. Through Teodora’s perspective, we begin to understand how loss and motherhood are felt in the face of bitter social injustice.