Women Moving Forward # 135

Women Moving Forward (Mujeres Pa'lante)

14:00, Thursday 13th June, CMB 1&2

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  • Director/Anthropologist: Tanja Wol Sorensen, Angela Torresan
  • Year of Release: 2012
  • Duration: 28 mins
  • Country of Production: UK
  • Location: Barcelona
  • Ethnic Group: Mixed Latin American
  • Language: Spanish (English)

There are more than 500,000 domestic workers living in Spain today. The large majority are migrant women from Latin American countries. Through the stories of three Latin American women, we get an insight into the reality many migrant women live in, cleaning houses and caring for children and the elderly.

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Organised by the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain & Ireland (RAI) since 1985, it is an itinerant festival that moves biennially from one university host to another, in association with local community and cultural organisations.

The festival will be held from Thursday 13 June to Sunday 16 June 2013 in Edinburgh, hosted by National Museums Scotland and the STAR consortium. Scottish Training in Anthropological Research (STAR) is a collaboration between the Universities of Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh and St. Andrews. Over 60 new films will be screened alongside a conference 'New Observations' and a selection of special events and workshop about art & anthropology and the use of archival film.

The RAI Film Festival is held in collaboration with the Center for Visual Anthropology, University of Southern California.

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