We welcome back to campus Academy Award-winning UMass alumna Pamela Yates and Paco de Onis to discuss their documentary exploration, Disrupton: Can 20 million women upend a continent? Selected scenes from this exploration of feminism and human rights in Latin America will be screened, with discussion between scenes. Co-sponsored by a College of Humanities and Fine Arts Mini-Residency Grant.
Introduction by Daniel Pope, UMass Amherst.
(dir Pamela Yates, USA/Brazil/Peru/Colombia, 2013, approx. 100 min, in Spanish & Portuguese w/English subtitles)
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