Arturo Gonzales Villaseñor

Mexico, 2014, 86′, Spanish

Turkish Premiere

Photography: Juan Antonio Mecalco
Editing: Lucrecia Gutiérrez
Sound: Rodrigo Villanueva Sánchez
Producer: Indira Cato

Community Center, 13.10.2016 Thursday, 13.00-15.00

Synopsis: An intimate insight into the Patronas, a group of Mexican women who every day since 1995, make food and toss it to the migrants who travel atop a freight train as it makes its way to the US. A remarkable example of love and solidarity that contrasts with the violence of one of the cruelest stretches in the world.

Biography: Graduated from Social Communications at Mexico’s Metropolitan Autonomous University (UAM-X), he is specialized in Public Policy. There, between several exercises and school-related work, he developed projects that focused on social and political themes within a Mexican context. His dissertation on Public Policy led him to the Patronas, and the idea of telling their story was born.That was the basis for “All of Me,” his first feature-length documentary, currently in post-production. In 2013, he founded “Acanto Films,” a production company focused on films and artistic events. His love for giving exposure to national culture and films has inspired him to write articles and film festival reviews for Proceso Magazine’s



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