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Before David
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directed by Melissa Saucedo González (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 2016), 19 mins
A short documentary film about pre-partum depression, its symptoms, and the difficulties it poses when a woman is going through extreme physical and emotional changes.The film reflects on the constructed image of the pregnant woman in Western society, and on the expectations placed on women at a time when they are...
directed by Melissa Saucedo González (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 2016), 19 mins
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La Operación
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directed by Ana María García, fl. 1982; produced by Ana María García, fl. 1982, Latin American Film Project (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 1982), 40 mins
Puerto Rico has the highest incidence of female sterilization in the world. Over one-third of all Puerto Rican women of childbearing age have been sterilized. So common is the operation that it is simply known as ‘la operacion.' Using newsreels and excerpts from government propaganda films, plus interviews with...
directed by Ana María García, fl. 1982; produced by Ana María García, fl. 1982, Latin American Film Project (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 1982), 40 mins
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