68 Voices, 68 hearts is a series of animated shorts that retell 68 indigenous stories narrated in their native tongues. This work was created by Gabriella Badillo under the premise that “no one can love what they do not know,” 68 Voices seeks to strengthen bonds between indigenous and non-indigenous language speakers, fostering pride in the indigenous communities that make up Mexico’s cultural richness.
Creative Director and co-founder of HOLA COMBO, a design and animation studio that believes in social responsibility as a means of communication.
With a degree in graphic design, the Design and Animation area of Televisa became her second school, where she was part of the Imaginantes project.
With over 13 years of experience, her work has been recognised in several publications as New York Festival, Promax, BDA, Mexican Film Academy,
Quorum among others, as well as by the National Fund for Culture and the Arts with which she created the series 68 voices-68 hearts.
Following the screening, stay with us for a Q&A with the filmmaker.
This program is made possible thanks to the support of the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, the King Juan Carlos I of Spain at New York University (NYU) and FONCA.