Teta (film)

Teta is a 2016 American short documentary film written, directed, and produced by Alexandra Hidalgo.[1][2] The film premiered as part of a Cultural Rhetorics conference at Michigan State University in 2016.[3] It also screened at the Capital City Film Festival, Boston Latino International Film Festival, and Cine Pobre Film Festival.[4][5][6]

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Film poster
Directed byAlexandra Hidalgo
Produced byAlexandra Hidalgo
Written byAlexandra Hidalgo
  • Santiago Hidalgo-Bowler
  • William Hidalgo-Bowler
  • Alexandra Hidalgo
  • Antonieta Aagaard de Cardier
Music byLena Miles
CinematographyNathaniel Bowler
Edited byAlexandra Hidalgo
Release date
  • March 2016 (2016-03) (East Lansing)
Running time
25 minutes
CountryUnited States


A working mother (Alexandra Hidalgo) tells the story of nursing her youngest son, Santiago, for twenty-two months.[7]


  • Won - Best documentary film award at the 10th Jaipur International Film Festival, 2018[8]
  • Won - Honorable mention award at the United Latino Film Festival, 2017[9]
  • Won - Best documentary short film at Five Continents International Film Festival, 2017[10]


  1. ^ "ALEXANDRA HIDALGO: THE KINSHIP OF STORYTELLING". msutoday.msu.edu. Retrieved 2020-06-12.
  2. ^ "Alexandra Hidalgo: Feminist Visionary". directedbywomen.com. Retrieved 2020-06-12.
  3. ^ "Old CV". Retrieved 21 June 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Friday Documentary Shorts". capitalcityfilmfest.com. Retrieved 2020-06-12.
  5. ^ "Boston Latino International Film Festival at DRCLAS". drclas.harvard.edu. Retrieved 2020-06-12.
  6. ^ "TETA: A Nursing Mother Tells Her Story". cinepobre.org. Retrieved 2020-06-12.
  7. ^ "ALEXANDRA HIDALGO: THE KINSHIP OF STORYTELLING". msutoday.msu.edu. Retrieved 2020-06-12.
  8. ^ "Iran's 'Sara and Ayda awarded at Jaipur festival". en.irna.ir. Retrieved 2020-06-12.
  9. ^ "2017 Award Winners". unitedlatinofilm.com. Retrieved 2020-06-12.
  10. ^ "FICOCC #3 May - 2017". ficocc.com. Retrieved 2020-06-12.

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