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María Sojob was born in the Tsotsil town of Chenalhó, Chiapas, Mexico. She has a Bachelor in Communication Sciences from the Autonomous University of Chiapas and a Masters in Documentary Film from the University of Chile. Her documentaries have been presented in festivals around the world, including Berlinale, Ficvaldivia, Edinburgh International Film Festival y FICMAYAB’. In 2016, she won the Morelia Indigenous Film and Video Festival (Mexico) with her documentary Bankilal (The older brother). Both in her research and documentary work, María explores narrative and aesthetic forms from the Mayan Tsotsil worldview. Tote_Abuelo (2019) is her directorial debut.