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la matamoros

la matamoros

A factory seamstress in the 1940s, she became a unionist and international activist, fighting for the rights of women, workers and her countrymen. The fearless Marta Matamoros couldn’t be bribed or intimidated, despite being imprisoned numerous times. Her former sisters-in-arms recount her inspiring life with love and admiration.

Title:

la matamoros

Director(s):

Defina Vidal

Year of Release:

2017

Region:

Panama

Language:

Spanish, with English subtitles

Type / Genre:

Documentary Feature

Runtime:

60 minutes

Rating:

All Ages

Showtimes:

  • Fri 22 Sept 1.00pm, UWI Film Programme Q+A
  • Sat 23 Sept, 5.00pm, Hyatt Regency Trinidad Q+A

Caribbean Premiere


About the Director(s):

Defina Vidal

Defina Vidal

Defina Vidal has directed a number of documentaries, including Out: La Salida está en tu Mente, Box 25 (co-directed with Mercedes Arias).

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