On the eve of International Women’s Day, don’t miss the DC Premiere of the film Cubanas, Mujeres en Revolución, a documentary by Maria Torrellas.
Cubanas, Mujeres en Revolución is a 90 minutes film with English subtitles produced by Resumen Latinoamericano. It has been shown in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Panama, Venezuela, Spain, France, Canada, England, Turkey and San Francisco CA, and will now be shown for the first time in Washington DC. This film evokes the continuous role of women in the Revolution, both in the guerrilla struggle and in the construction of the new Cuban society, through the testimonies of heroines such as Vilma Espín, Celia Sánchez and Haydée Santamaría, the founding figures of the Revolution, and also of contemporary women from different sectors of Cuban society. Reflections and life experiences that show how these women were nourished by the values built in the revolutionary struggle in the late 1950s.
Doors open at 6:15pm. This event is free and open to the public. A donation of $10 – $15 is requested but no one will be turned away for lack of funds. Get advance tickets!
The film will be followed by a dynamic panel of internationalist women, moderated by Violeta Curiel, IPS Development Assistant. Panelists:
Organized by International Committee for Peace, Justice and Dignity, and Institute for Policy Studies (IPS). Co-sponsoring organizations: Resumen Latinoamericano, National Network on Cuba, WPFW 89.3 FM, Pan-African Community Action (PACA), Friends of Latin America, DC Metro Coalition in Solidarity with the Cuban Revolution, Justice for Muslims Collective, and Black Alliance for Peace.