"How do you open an invitation to the wedding of your ex-girlfriend?" In Bye Bi Love, Vera conjures her previous relationships over one sleepless night, her memories of ex-lovers are evoked by the objects they bring with them, as they both enter into and depart from her home.
Based on the true life story of the star of Tierra Madre, Aidee Gonzalez, from Aidee’s beginning as an erotic dancer, to the harsh realities of raising her children, first alone and then with a new girlfriend, Rosalba, who also works at the club. When Rosalba also decides to get pregnant, Aidee agrees to help her find a man to do the job, hoping to ensure he isn’t so handsome that she loses Rosalba to the donor.
In the tradition of the films of Satyajit Ray, De Sica and Luis Buñuel, Tierra Madre was shot with a cast of all non-actors, during a three week period, with a budget of $2,000 and a crew of one.
Tierra Madre received the Jury Prize for Best Feature Film at the Cinesul Ibero-Americano Film Festival, the Golden Palm Award at the Mexico Film Festival, the Honorable Mention Prize at the New Jersey Film Festival, the Silver Lei Award for Excellence in Filmmaking at the Honolulu Film Festival, Best Feature Film at the Reeling Chicago Lesbian & Gay International Film Festival, Jury’s Honorable Mention at the Morelia International Film Festival, Best Feature Film at the Barcelona International Film Festival.