The mountains of Oaxaca harbor the remains of a ravaged and burnt shelter, once home to a psychoanalyst priest who used it to look after savage children, trying to re-integrate them into society. Through videotape diaries and interviews, the truth of what happened is shockingly revealed.
Lalo (32) lives in Oaxaca, in a mountain town in southern Mexico, where he works in a factory. His parents don't know that he is a sex influencer. Nor do they know that he is HIV positive. Lalo spends all his time developing different characters. He auditions for a porn movie. "Why do you want to do porn?" they ask. "Because I like to be seen." Pornomelancholia reflects on the limits of intimacy in a time when everyday life and subjectivity have become a show for the gaze of others.
"La Negrada" is the first mexican feature film about the Afro-mexican community, filmed entirely with people from different towns around the Costa Chica in Oaxaca.
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