Fly So Far

Fly So Far

Teodora Vázquez is one of many women in El Salvador who had to serve a long prison sentence for having had a miscarriage. She has become a symbol of resistance.

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“Fly So Far” follows Teodora Vázquez, the spokesperson of The Seventeen, which is a group of women accused of aggravated homicide in El Salvador for having had a miscarriage. Teodora’s case has become a symbol of extremism in the criminalization of abortion and the cruelty against women within the Salvadoran system, but also of empowerment, resilience and solidarity.




  • projection time:
    88 min.
  • country/year:
    Sweden / 2020
  • director:
    Celina Escher
  • pictures:
    Guillermo Argueta
  • production:
    Mónica Hernández Rejón / Pråmfilm AB
  • awards :
    2021 - Hot Docs Toronto, 2021 – Seattle IFF

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