Film: Las Maestras de la República
March 31, 2016
Pilar Pérez Solano’s 2013 documentary pays homage to unsung heroes—the many women, mainly primary school teachers, who worked to bring about a more just and equitable society in the brief years of the Second Republic of Spain. Representing a new generation of Spanish women, they were educated and trained together with the men to be the teachers needed by a new Spain. Their work was interrupted by the Spanish Civil War, and they were ostracized and persecuted by the Franco regime. Presented in partnership with Instituto Cervantes.
Spanish with English subtitles; 65 minutes; not rated.
Free ticketed event; tickets available one hour before show