Julio Bárcenas S. about EMMA

“Funny, not dogmatic”

Ever since Emma was hit in the face by a ball on the day of her communion, she has been convinced she is to become a ‘saint’. Or maybe a football player. The nuns at school are surprised about Emma’s ambition, and at home she is facing even more misunderstanding. Maybe she needs indeed to adjust her dream, just a tiny little bit. The Schlingel Festival was the first occasion for Mexican director Julio Bárcenas S. to screen his film on the European continent.

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