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Film: María en tierra de nadie

Screening & Q&A with filmmaker Marcela Zamora

UCSC’s Chicano Latino Research Center and Latin American and Latino Studies Department present a free, public screening of María en tierra de nadie / María in No Man’s Land, a documentary about women migrants and their dangerous journey from Central America to Mexico and the United States. Professors John J. Leaños and Cecilia Rivas will moderate a Q&A with the director, Marcela Zamora, immediately following the screening.  In addition to fostering a conversation about migration and mobility, this event will kick off the Latin American and Latino Studies Department’s quinceañera (15th anniversary) and UCSC's Alumni Weekend.

Marcela Zamora is a documentary filmmaker and journalist.  She has made 14 films about gender and human rights, including María en tierra de nadie and El cuarto de los huesos / The Room of Bones (2015), a documentary about the quest to unearth and identify the disappeared in El Salvador. She studied journalism in Costa Rica and documentary filmmaking in Cuba.

Show time: 7:00 PM    
Tickets: FREE
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Earlier Event: April 20
Joel Salatin
Later Event: May 5
Kathleen Madigan