Afrikana Independent Film Festival

6PM | Afrikana Shorts + Roundtable | Women in Resistance

Expired September 18, 2020 12:00 AM
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This dance film combines biography, poetry, and ritual with the energy of live performance to bridge stories of resistance and liberation between Puerto Rico and Richmond, VA, honoring Black women tobacco workers in Richmond and Puerto Rican tobacco factory readers and activists Dominga de La Cruz Becerril and Luisa Capetillo.

  • Year
    2020
  • Runtime
    17:25
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    United States
  • Premiere
    World
  • Director
    Alicia Díaz
  • Screenwriter
    Patricia Herrera
  • Producer
    David Riley
  • Filmmaker
    Alicia Díaz, co-created with Patricia Herrera, Christine Wyatt, Christina Leoni-Osion, Luis Vasquez La Roche, Héctor “Coco” Barez, Yaraní del Valle, and David Riley.