Catalan Center Presents "Las Muertes Chiquitas/Little Deaths" Documentary


“Las Muertes Chiquitas/Little Deaths” is a multimedia documentary project focused on the lives of more than 30 Mexican women from different regions of the country: women of diverse ages, social backgrounds, professions, and religions. The Catalan Center is a co-sponsor of the film's NYC debut.

Catalan Center Presents "Las Muertes Chiquitas/Little Deaths" Documentary

“Las Muertes Chiquitas/Little Deaths” is a multimedia documentary project focused on the lives of more than 30 Mexican women from different regions of the country: women of diverse ages, social backgrounds, professions, and religions. Conceived of and designed by Catalonian artist Mireia Sallarès, the project, which includes a 5-hour documentary film and accompanying photographic exhibition, was developed over a three-year period in Mexico.

***Watch the YouTube trailer here.***

The life stories of Sallarès’ subjects are wide-ranging. Some of the subjects have been touched by killings in Ciudad Juárez. Other subjects include prostitutes in the slums, university professors, women exiled from European wars, lesbian and transgender women, and indigenous women. Through their words, Sallarès explores the relationship between orgasm, pleasure, power, violence and death, from women’s point of view. The women open themselves to Sallarès’ camera with tremendous courage and generosi 500

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