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Aguerre Chávez, Blanca Xóchitl

Dirección, Edición, Producción. GUADALAJARA, JALISCO, MEXICO, 1976

She studied Communication Science at the Universidad Jesuita de Guadalajara (ITESO), and obtained a masters degree from the Universidad Iberoamericana (UIA), Mexico City. With her short film La historia de todos (2003), she received the Best Opera Prima award at the 7th Festival Internacional de Cine Expresión en Corto (now known as the Guanajuato International Film Festival, GIFF), Mexico; Best Animated Short Film at the 1st Morelia International Film Festival (FICM), Mexico; and Best Animated Short Film at the 15th Festival Internacional de Cine de Viña del Mar (FICVIÑA), Chile; among other awards. This work was also nominated for Best Animated Short Film at the 47th Ariel Awards, Mexico. Her feature length documentary Lupe el de la vaca (2011) travelled to many festivals, including the 23th International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), Netherlands; the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival, Germany; and the 60th Donostia Zinemaldia, San Sebastián International Film Festival, Spain.