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Women of Latin America

1997758 minutesEnglish; SpanishcolorJump to full details

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Summary:This series looks at contemporary Latin America through interviews with its women. The women in these programs come from all walks of life: women who transport drugs across borders for their men, mothers searching for their missing sons and lovers, women teachers, engineers, ministers, and political leaders. Contents: [pt. 1] Bolivia: coca, food of the poor -- [pt. 2] Brazil: priests, samba dancers and mulattos -- [pt. 3] Chile: the drama of hope -- [pt. 4] Cuba: the children of Fidel -- [pt. 5] Dominicans -- [pt. 6] Guatemala silenced -- [pt. 7] Mexico: rebellion of the Llorona -- [pt. 8] Ecuador: the Indian women -- [pt. 9] Nicaragua: red to violet -- [pt. 10] Peru: rage of hunger -- [pt. 11] Puerto Rico: paradise invaded -- [pt. 12] To be a mother in Latin America -- [pt. 13] Venezuela: the 21st century to prehistory.
Contributor:Sarmiento, Carmen
Provider:Video Spot y Associados (Firm)
Televisión Española
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Place of origin – Settlement:Princeton
Topical subjects:Women -- Latin America -- Social conditions
Women -- Latin America -- Political activity
Women -- South America -- Social conditions
Women -- South America -- Political activity
Genre:Documentary television programs
Credits:Produced by Video Spots and Associates, SA in association with Spanish Television ; original idea and script, Carmen Sarmiento ; director of production, Cristina Zumarraga ; director, Carmen Sarmiento. Host, Carmen Sarmiento. Director of photography, Emilio Polo ; music, Rafael P. Botija.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Women's Studies
Films@UM Browse terms:Latin American Studies
Women's Studies
Gender Studies
Collection:Films@UM
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