Luchas Contra Violencia de Género


Ana Laura Hernández, videasta independiente, presentó dos de sus películas en el Centro Hemisférico el marzo de 2009. Alma Punk (México DF, 1992, 1 hr. 15 min.) es una ficción sobre una joven punk y su entorno social y urbano de la Ciudad de México. La proyección de la película, el 12 de marzo, incluyó cortos realizados con artistas locales tales como Palenque Rojo, Ambar Past (Lady of UR), Shawn McDonough (Arte sacro en fiestas populares) y la película Zapatista: Corazón del tiempo. El 13 de marzo se realizó la  premier del video documental La violencia de género, obra que presenta importantes testimonios que mujeres chiapanecas nos dan sobre la violencia sufrida por el hecho de ser mujeres y su lucha junto a las compañeras del Centro de Derechos de la Mujer por una vida libre de violencia.

 

Ana Laura Hernández, an independent filmmaker, presented two of her films in Centro Hemisférico in March, 2009. “Alma Punk” (Mexico, 1992, 75 min.) is a fictional tale of a young punk girl and her social and urban surroundings in Mexico City. The film screening on March 12 also included short films made with local artists such as Palenque Rojo, Ambar Past (Lady of UR), Shawn McDonough (Sacred Art in Popular Festivities) and the film “Zapatista: Heart of Time.” March 13 marked the premiere of the video-documentary “Violence Against Women,” a film that presents important testimonies provided by Chiapanecan women regarding the violence they have suffered by virtue of being women and their fight in collaboration with the members of the Center for Women’s Rights for a life free from violence.

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Arte Acción is an interdisciplinary platform located in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas that focuses on developing public performance programming and linking different social groups together in order to promote diverse forms of human development through diverse, continual activities geared towards increasing public awareness, personal reflection and the creation of artistic and political projects. It is a platform first developed with the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics in collaboration with Fortaleza de la Mujer Maya (FOMMA), a theatre troupe of indigenous women. Arte Acción, encompasses public lectures, roundtables, performances, public actions and projections seeking to promote, present and archive performative practices as a social, cultural and political in it's collaboration and research with local, national, and international communities.