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Maho Irigoyen

I’m Maho Irigoyen, a Visual Storyteller based in Mexico.
Originally from Argentina, I’ve travelled the world to create documentaries in Latin America, Europe and Asia.
I work with media outlets, NGOs and brands to create inspiring stories that move their audiences and generate change.
I direct and edit short films with a focus on gender, the LGBTQ+ community, women’s rights, the environment and ancestral cultures and traditions.

 
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Music was everywhere in Damascus until the war started in Syria. Nabil Arbaain, an oud player, chose to speak out against injustice and found himself blacklisted by the government.


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This indigenous internet network aims to protect the local language and culture.


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Air pollution is Delhi becomes increasingly worse each year: why and what is being done to improve the situation?


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Young sociology graduate Rebeca Lane has found an alternative to her academic voice with a rap career that challenges traditional roles for women in this conservative Central American Country.


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In India, traditions have kept widows from remarrying and enjoying their life for centuries. But this is about to change.


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130 million girls worldwide are denied their right to education, but this 15-year-old and her father are connecting with other families to create change.


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This traditional band from Oaxaca made up entirely by women is tearing down the stigma that music is only meant to be played by men.


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Amnesty International created this mural in Mexico City to remind us of the importance and danger of being a land defender in Mexico.


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Ever since she was a child, Marta (a 28 year old indigenous woman from Guatemala) was curious about what it meant to become a woman. Stigma and lack of access to information meant she didn't get the resources she needed at the time.


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We traveled through the states of Quintana Roo and Yucatán to discover Valladolid, El Cuyo, Laguna de Bacalar and many more Mexican wonders, and had the opportunity to film this with our friend Kaylee, a talented dancer.


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Originating in pre-Columbian Mesoamerica, the awe-inspiring Dance of the Flyers is a dangerous acrobatic ritual to call for rain. Against her family's will, Jacinta flew for the first time at age 18 to become the first female flyer in Mexico.


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