DeNadie Film Poster
DeNadie Film Poster

DeNadie cut my chest open. I now glued it back together with something they gave me at the hardware store, but the scar is still there and I very well know it will remain.”

– Eduardo Galeano, Writer


Award winning documentary at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival, DeNADIE tells the story of Maria, a central american immigrant who is forced to leave her family in search for a better life. In her way to the United States, crossing

through Mexico she experiences a nightmare. Before saying goodbye to Maria, the filmmaker promises her to go look for her family in Honduras and deliver them a message.

Awards/ Important Festivals

  • Audience Award / Sundance Film Festival
  • Best Documentary / Mexican Academy Awards “Arieles”
  • Best Documentary / Cine Las Americas, Austin Texas
  • Jury Mention / Los Angeles Latino Film Festival
  • Audience Award / Documenta Madrid, Spain
  • Official Selection / IDFA, Amsterdam ‘05
  • Official Selection / Toulouse International Latinamerican Film Festival

DeNADIE / ​Mexico / 2005 / 82 minutes