Entre Puerto Rico y Richmond: Women in Resistance Shall Not Be Moved

“Entre Puerto Rico y Richmond” is a dance film that combines biography, poetry, and ritual with the energy of live performance to bridge stories of resistance and liberation between Puerto Rico and Richmond, VA, USA. The film honours Black women tobacco workers in Richmond and Puerto Rican tobacco factory, readers and activists, Dominga de La Cruz Becerril (1909-1981) and Luisa Capetillo (1879-1922).

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Entre Puerto Rico y Richmond: Women in Resistance Shall Not Be Moved (2020)

Short (17mins) Art / Experimental

Region:

United States of America

Rating:

No Rating

Director(s):

Alicia Díaz

Showtimes:

Fri 24 Sep 2021, ALL DAY *, New Media Free Screening

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Caribbean Premiere


Alicia Díaz

Alicia Díaz

Originally from Puerto Rico, Alicia Díaz is co-director of Agua Dulce Dance Theater. As a Puerto Rican contemporary dance artist in the diaspora her choreographic work speaks to issues of migration, colonialism, and the legacy of slavery. Her artistic research is rooted in the premise that the body is a site of knowledge, and on questions of memory and identity.Her choreographic work has been presented in the United States, Spain, Cuba, Argentina, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. Alicia is dance faculty at The University of Richmond.

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