Cachada: The Opportunity

1 Hr. 31 Min.

Screening Format: DCP

Director Marlén Viñayo in attendance for 10/28 screening!

Five Salvadoran single mothers join forces to form a theater company in this observational documentary. As they begin to tell their personal stories they are forced to face past traumas and cycles of multigenerational abuse, and seek healing through their collective performances. This raw, moving documentary examines the healing powers of art and community, and the strength required to face your past in order to create a better future.


"The five women at the center of director Marlén Viñayo's jovial, yet emotionally-heavy film offer poignant and unthinkable memories in one of the best documentaries of SXSW 2019." - 812filmreviews

Community Partners: Walker’s Point Center for the Arts, UMOS, UWM Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Core El Centro


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Milwaukee Film is a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to building a robust, community-based film culture in the Greater Milwaukee Area. We seek to support and foster local filmmakers, the local filmmaking industry, and a vibrant community of film fans, audiences, and patrons. In our wildest sunshine daydreams, Milwaukee will become a global center of film culture in which film and shared cinematic experiences are used as tools for entertainment, education, engagement, and community building.

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