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Documentary Perspectives: We Women Warriors

Documentary Perspectives: We Women Warriors

Monday, April 22

We Women Warriors

7:00 PM – Mack Student Center Theater, North Campus

Three native women caught in the crossfire of Columbia’s warfare use nonviolent resistance to defend their people’s survival. In Columbia there are 102 aboriginal groups, one-third of whom are in danger of extinction because of the ongoing conflict. Trapped in a protracted predicament financed by the drug trade, indigenous women are resourcefully leading and creating transformation imbubed with hope. We Women Warriors bears witness to human-rights abuses and interweaves character-driven stories about female empowerment, unshakable courage and faith in the survival of indigenous cultures.

Special Guest: Filmmaker Nicole Karsin

This screening is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.

For more information, call Professor Mario A. Murillo at 516-463-6062.

Documentary Perspectives is presented by the Department of Radio, Television, Film in collaboration with Hofstra’s Center for Civic Engagement, and with special support provided by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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