You should definitely check out the work of Lourdes Portillo.

She uses still photography both formally and thematically in her films.

A colleague of mine is writing an article on Portillo's use of the
photograph for an upcoming anthology on Portillo...e-mail me if you want
more info and I can find out the details of when it will be out.

Check out:

Las Madres
La Offrenda
The Devil Never Sleeps
If you can't be a good example,
then you'll just have to be a horrible warning.
--Catherine Aird

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University of Alabama.