Co-presented as part of Cinefest Latino with the Boston Women’s Film Festival, the Roxbury International Film Festival, and GlobeDocs
Directed by Celina Escher, Documentary, Spanish with English subtitles, El Salvador, 88 minutes, 2021.
After serving ten years behind bars for her miscarriage, considered by her government to be an act of aggravated murder, Teodora Vásquez becomes a spokesperson for the other 16 Salvadoran women behind bars for the same “crime” in this story of sorority, resilience, and solidarity. Panel discussion on abortion access at home and abroad following the screening. POC, W, SJ, I