Leona

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Ariela (Naian González Norvind, Best Actress winner at the Morelia International Film Festival), a twentysomething Jewish mural painter in Mexico City falls for charming, non-Jewish Ivan. Struggling with her family's disapproval of the relationship, Ariela is torn between the man she loves and the community she can't leave behind.

As she tries to please her parents, Ariela gradually realises it is her own wishes she needs to accept, and respect. Leona is a tender and moving debut feature about selfdiscovery and the courage to follow your heart.

Director: Isaac Cherem
Cast: Margarita Sanz, Naian González Norvind, Christian Vázquez, Carolina Politi, Daniel Adissi, Ana Kupfer, Rodrigo Corea, Elias Fasja, Ricardo Fastlicht, Adriana Llabres
Writer(s): Isaac Cherem, Naian Norvind

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