Ruda

SYNOPSIS

Stuck indoors, instead of battling imaginary villains, adventurous Aurora must help her grandmother, the local curandera, ease the pains and ailments of neighbors and family. Only when she herself needs some healing does she recognize the real superhero.

CAST & CREDITS

Principal Cast
Aurora: Adriana Ponce
Nina: Tereza Iniguez

Writer/Director: Maria Victoria Ponce
Producer: Heather MacLean
Cinematographer: Alexander Fletcher
Editor: Staci DeGagne

Director’s Biography

Maria Victoria Ponce is a San Francisco Bay Area film writer/director. Her work celebrates working-class neighborhoods and diversity. Ponce is currently in development of two features, Hella Aqua Net and Washing Elena. Ponce is a NALIP LMM fellow. Washing Elena was selected for the Latino Screenwriting Project, a CQNL fellow, and participated at Tribeca/AT&T Untold Stories 2019. Washing Elena is on the Black List's inaugural Latinx List. Ponce is an artist resident at SFFILM Filmhouse.

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