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Sweatshop Girl (Chica de Fábrica)

Inés works as a seamstress in a sweatshop where pregnancy tests are periodically administered. When she becomes pregnant, she is sure that her condition will get her fired. She does everything she can to keep it a secret.

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Selma Cervantes


Selma Cervantes is a Mexican director and screenwriter. Her first short film, Manchester Acatitla, was nominated for the Best Short Film Award by the Mexican Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Her second short film, Sweatshop Girl, premiered in 2023 at the Sundance Film Festival.

  • Year: 2022
  • Runtime: 16 minutes
  • Country: Mexico
  • Language: Spanish
  • Director: Selma Cervantes
  • Cast: Yalitza Aparicio Martínez, Mariana Villegas, Amorita Rasgado, Juan Carlos Medellín, Juan Pablo de Santiago
  • Premiere: Philadelphia

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