LA MATAMOROS

Synopsis: 
From a factory dressmaker to an international trade union leader, the life of Marta Matamoros was dedicated to the defense of the rights of Panamanian women and workers. Her struggle brought her persecution and imprisonment, bitter moments that became great victories: the attainment of the minimum wage and paid maternity leave. These benefits that today are taken for granted were the great achievements in the life of this Panamanian pioneer who we will get to know through this film.

Screenings

Sunday
April 02 3:00 pm
Salón Ricardo J. Alfaro - MIRE - Casco Antiguo
Tuesday
April 04 7:45 pm
Cinépolis Multiplaza Sala 5
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Delfina Vidal

Delfina Vidal is the producer and co-director of the Panamanian documentary Caja 25 (2015), winner of the Audience Award for Best Film from Central America and the Caribbean at IFF Panamá, and Best Foreign Language Documentary at the Milan Film Festival. She won the coveted Grand National Press Prize for the documentary A Different Day (2007), co produced with Mercedes Arias, and also co-directed with her Out (2013). Her most recent documentary is La Matamoros (2016).
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