Tiempo Azul Productions

Social Documentary Films

Human Rights/ Derechos Humanos

Latin American Studies/

Estudios Latinoamericanos

Gender Studies/ Estudios de Género

Immigration Issues/ Inmigración

Sociology/ Sociología

Documentary Film Studies/Cine Documental

Director/Producer: Marta Bautís

Camera: Alfredo Béjar, Roberto Arévalo, Tami           Gold, Jeffrey Skoller, Marta Bautís

Still Photographs: Marta Bautís, Archives

On-Line Editors: Kelly Anderson, Nancy Pérez,    Cynthia Meyers


CAST/ TALENT

Shaman Repertoire Company:

Actors: Gloria Herrera, Eva López, Juan López, Frank Pérez, Carmen Rivera, Anís López, Eugene Rodríguez, David Sanchez, Cándido Tirado, Gloria Zelaya

Artistic Director: Héctor Marín


areas of interest/de interÉs
credits/créditos

           38 min., 1992. In Spanish with English Subtltles


     Using interviews, photographs and theatrical vignettes, Home is Struggle explores the lives of women who have come to the United States from different Latin American countries -Nicaragua, Chile, Argentina and the Dominican Republic- for different reasons, economic and political. 

​     "Historias Paralelas" usa entrevistas, fotografías y escenas de teatro para explorar la vida de varias mujeres que han llegado a los Estados Unidos de distintos países Latinoamericanos – Nicaragüa, República Dominicana, Chile y Argentina – por diferentes razones, políticas y económicas. 

  Screenings/muestras


  • 1992: San Antonio CineFestival, Texas, Winner of the Mesquite Award.
  • 1992: Int'l Film Festival of Azunción, Paraguay
  • 1993: New Latin American Cinema Festival, Havanan, Cuba
  • 1993: Women in the Director's Chair, Chicago, Illinois
  • 1994: II Week of CineSophía, Florianópolis, Brazil
  • 1995: San Juan Int'l CineFestival, Puerto Rico
  • 1995: Chicago Latino Int'l Film Festival, Illinois

In sharing stories about their pasts and present and their views on issues such as sexism and personal and political repression, Home is Struggle presents an absorbing picture of the construction of ‘Latina’ identity and the immigrant experience.


Al compartir sus historias acerca del pasado y el presente, así como sus ideas sobre el machismo y la represión personal y política, este documental presenta una imagen absorvente de la construcción de la identidad "Latina."

 -Lillian Jimenez, Film Critic

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