2024 Philadelphia Latino Arts & Film Festival

Los Shorts - Positive Change (Worldwide access)

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This documentary follows a feminist group of women beekeepers living on the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico. Twenty years have passed since the US Navy stopped using Vieques as a bombing range. Still, the locals continue to live through the legacy of a military that savagely displaced the population and affected the use of their land. Through an ethnographic approach, we accompany the women of the “Colmena Cimarrona” (Maroon Beehive) during one week of their work as they aim to revitalize the land via agriculture and beekeeping.

  • Year
    2023
  • Runtime
    29 minutes
  • Language
    Spanish
  • Country
    Puerto Rico, United States
  • Premiere
    Philadelphia Premiere // Estreno en Filadelfia
  • Genre
    Documentary // Documental
  • Subtitle Language
    English // Sí
  • Director
    Nelson Varas-Díaz
  • Producer
    Sheilla Rodríguez-Madera, Mark Padilla, Daniel Nevárez Araújo