Women of Latin America

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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.
Sarmiento, Carmen
Video Spot y Associados (Firm); Televisión Española; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Documentary television programs
Latin American Culture; Women's Studies; Latin American Studies; Women's Studies; Gender Studies; Women -- Latin America -- Social conditions; Women -- Latin America -- Political activity; Women -- South America -- Social conditions; Women -- South America -- Political activity
North America; United States; New Jersey; Princeton
Distinctive Media Collections
English; Spanish
Rights Statement
In Copyright
Terms of Use
Access is restricted to patrons at the University of Maryland.
Physical Description
758 minutes; color


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Creation/Production 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.
Other Identifiers
Filename: lms-089652; Fedora 2 PID: umd:10669; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/3144; Catalog Key: alephsys002406229; OCLC: ocm38192913

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