Las Marthas

LAS MARTHAS was awarded Best US Latino Film of the year by Cinema Tropical, received the 2014 Jury Award in San Antonio’s CineFestival, and was one of NBC’s top ten Latino films to watch in 2014.

This feature documentary follows Mexican American debutantes who dress in colonial gowns to portray American Revolutionaries at an annual pageant for George Washington on the US/Mexico border. Part of a tradition that goes back over 115 years. PBS broadcast on Independent Lens, February 2014.  Educational distribution by Women Make Movies.


Director, Producer: Cristina Ibarra


Producer: Erin Ploss Campoamor