Women have it harder in this world than men do. Some might dispute this (and they’d be wrong), but it is a fact. While it remains true anywhere you go, one of the worst places is Ciudad Juarez, in Northern Mexico. In this city, there is an ongoing trend of women being murdered and exploited. Luchadoras follows three women in the city who have discovered a means to empowerment within their lives, Lucha Libre.
It’s an interesting juxtaposition in the first place, but it only gets more powerful as the movie goes on.Continue reading “North Bend 2021 Review: ‘Luchadoras’ looks at women fighting back”