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CineNoche: Dos Rios & Tras La Vida

March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

CineNoche presents Mujeres en la Lucha

This spring, the monthly CineNoche series hosted by Cine Las Americas at Violet Crown Cinema features documentaries spotlighting women’s activism in Latin America. MUJERES EN LA LUCHA represents 5 regions and brings to the fore conversations around land and water rights, migration, reproductive rights, state violence and more. At the center of the stories are the unwavering women fighting for their communities. Pre-recorded Q&A’s with the filmmakers will follow the screenings.

Short films by Anaïs Taracena
Honduras/Guatemala/Mexico, 2022/2023
Documentary/Environmentalism/Migration, 83 min, Color
Spanish with English subtitles

DOS RÍOS (TWO RIVERS): Betty Vásquez Rivera is a Honduran environmentalist, María Caal is a Mayan Q’eqchi’ community leader and lives in Guatemala, without knowing each other, they are united by one clarity: the defense of the rivers in her territories.

TRAS LA VIDA (TOWARDS LIFE): Ana Enamorado, a Guatemalan woman becomes an activist after her son goes missing while crossing the Mexico/US border. She moves to Mexico to track him and helps others in the same painful situation.

Joined by local nonprofit Project Schoolhouse with a short film screening of VICTORINA.

Synopsis- Meet Victorina, a 74-year-old Nicaraguan woman who never had access to clean water. Through our partnership with her community and its members, she no longer has to walk for water and can confidently drink the water in her home with just a twist of a tap.

Screening #3 – DOS RÍOS (TWO RIVERS) & TRAS LA VIDA (TOWARDS LIFE) – Honduras/Guatemala/Mexico
Wednesday, March 27, 2024 @ 7:00PM

Screening #4 – FLY SO FAR (NUESTRA LIBERTAD) – El Salvador
Wednesday, April 24, 2024 @ 7:00PM

With support from-
This event is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.


March 27
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Violet Crown Cinema
434 W. Second St.
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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