film screening
The Milk of Sorrow, 2009
Film program curated by filmmaker Annemarie Jacir

Tuesday 28 June 2011 | 7:30 pm

The Milk of Sorrow, by Claudio Llosa, Peru, 2009

Fausta is suffering from a rare disease called the Milk of Sorrow, which is transmitted through the breast milk of pregnant women who were abused or raped during or soon after pregnancy. While living in constant fear and confusion due to this disease, she must face the sudden death of her mother. She chooses to take drastic measures to not follow in her mother's footsteps.

Film in Spanish with English subtitles