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Short Films in Competition for the 2024 Americas Award

Documentary
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TAKING FLIGHT

SHORTS PROGRAM 1

Friday, June 14 @ 5:00 P.M.

TAKING FLIGHT

Will Chehab

U.S.

Documentary

11 min

In an area where traditional education fails students, one Mayan woman starts her own school in order to rebuild her community from the ground up. Through her integral education, which includes meals for students and workshops for their parents, Ingrid Villaseñor strengthens her home of Panajachel one step at a time.
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