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SHG has a new distributor in USA and Latin America

05 Jan 2018 / 0 Comments / in News

WOMEN MAKE MOVIES (WMM) is now distributing our film throughout the United States for sale, rental, and preview purposes, (including home video and television) and all other forms of distribution and display. WMM is a multicultural, multiracial, non-profit media arts organization which facilitates the production, promotion, distribution exhibition of independent films and videotapes by and […]

Shadow Girl marks the International Day of Persons with Disabilities in Toronto

03 Dec 2017 / 0 Comments / in News

On November 30 and in recognition of the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities, York University’s Centre for Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion (REI) screened the documentary Shadow Girl. The event was co-sponsored by Enable York Committee, the School of Health Policy & Management, the Faculty of Health, the School of Social Work and […]

The visual language of blindness (Ryerson Today)

28 Jul 2017 / 0 Comments / in Reviews & Interviews

The visual language of blindness Blind filmmaker finds new ways of seeing By Will Sloan July 28, 2017 Maria Teresa Larrain had a long career as a filmmaker and activist before she lost her sight, but the dimming of her vision was not the end of her creative life. Shadow Girl, the Chilean-Canadian filmmaker’s first-person documentary, […]

Interview with Maria Teresa Larrain in The Globe and Mail in Toronto – Shadow Girl currently being screened at CBC’s Documentary Channel

09 Jun 2017 / 0 Comments / in Reviews & Interviews

MARIA TERESA LARRAIN, A DIRECTOR IN THE LAND OF THE BLIND  Larrain has become a paradoxical artist, a blind filmmaker committed to creating images she can no longer see. Article by Kate Taylor It was a blind street vendor in Santiago who first told filmmaker Maria Teresa Larrain that her next project would be autobiographical. […]

Optician Optometrist screens Shadow Girl for blind audiences in Palma de Mallorca, Spain

28 Mar 2017 / 0 Comments / in News

Palma de Mallorca, Spain, March 28 2017 The Idea was to “bring the story from behind the screen to the public, to make the experience more real”,  announced Marc Capellà, Optician Optometrist and volunteer of the Rotaract Mallorca group. The Screening was part of the program The Documentary of the Month which took Shadow Girl […]

Who is Normal Here?”- Prague

15 Mar 2017 / 0 Comments / in News

Prague, Czech Republic, March 15 2017 The question: “Who is Normal here?” was the focus of the work of several filmmakers who participated in this particular section of the One World Human Rights Film Festival in Prague (March 6-15). The screenings were followed by Q & A, where audiences engaged in interesting discussion with the […]

“Could you tell me about the personalities of each of the blind street vendors of the Alameda?” – Toronto

12 Mar 2017 / 0 Comments / in News

Toronto, Canada, March 12 2017 According to most of those who attended the launching of Shadow Girl at the Revue Cinema in Toronto, the best questions came from some of the children who not only sat for the entire film but also stay for the Q&A. The next question the director had to address, was […]

Shadow Girl screens in 11 venues in Barcelona

22 Feb 2017 / 0 Comments / in News

In March 2017, through its program “The Documentary of the Month”, Parallel 40, the distribution arm of DocsBarcelona, will screen Shadow Girl in theatrical and non-theatrical venues throughout the Spanish territory. Non-theatrical venues include: cultural centres and auditoriums, libraries, educational institutions and gatherings, clubs, hospitals, hospices, and libraries. For more information: El Documental del Mes

“Inglorious directors, filmmakers in production and family links: Documentary filmmaking in 2017″ (La Tercera Newspaper)

17 Feb 2017 / 0 Comments / in News

On April 6, 2017, Shadow Girl is to open Chiledoc’s audacious itinerant exhibition. Through its program Miradoc, Chiledoc will take Shadow Girl and “Inglorious director”* María Teresa Larraín, on an itinerant exhibition through 4 Chilean cities. In addition, the film will be screened in other 16 cities. A dialogue with the director will follow each screening. […]

With awards and recognitions Shadow Girl closes 2016

30 Dec 2016 / 0 Comments / in News

The end of 2016 was the cause of joy and celebrations for the Shadow Girl team having received the following awards: “Best Documentary of 2016″ at the Circle of Chilean Critics, “Best National Film”, “The Audience Award” and “The Documentary of the Month Award” at DocsBarcelona Valparaiso, “Best National Film”, “Best Director” and “Best Sound […]