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¡LAS SANDINISTAS!

Dir: Jenny Murray
Nicaragua / United States / 2018 / 96mins

An empowering documentary exploring the importance of women's place in political history, ¡Las Sandinistas! tells the story of the female vanguards of The Sandinista National Liberation Front. These women fought alongside men in the Nicaraguan 1979 revolution, some leading commanders and negotiators in combat, but are erased from modern-day Nicaraguan monuments and museums.

Speaking to five women who each fought a violent war to freedom, director Jenny Murray demystifies modern-day warfare through the female solider – getting close to the human aspect of the struggle of armed resistance, and the extreme commitment required of women to support social activism. Despite painful set-backs, these women continue to fight for social equality and women’s rights; through the years of the Reagan-backed Contra war up to a modern-day government that is reversing women’s power and erasing the history of these female vanguards of the revolution.

Part of our Summer season, Rebel with a Cause.

Book Tickets

Date: Fri 10 Aug 2018 - Wed 22 Aug 2018
Price: PEAK £9 (£7 CONCESSIONS) / OFF PEAK £5
Tuesday 21st August
18:30
Wednesday 22nd August
20:40

PLEASE NOTE: THERE WILL BE NO ADVERTS PLAYED BEFORE FILMS IN THE BERTHA DOCHOUSE SCREEN. ALL FEATURES WILL START PROMPTLY FOLLOWING A SELECTION OF TRAILERS.