Agueda Martinez: Our People, Our Country


Dir. Esperanza Vasquez, 16mm 00:16:00

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Nominated for an Academy Award, Vasquez's documentary provides a glimpse into the life of a 77-year old woman whose name provides part of the title. Agueda Martinez's remarkable story follows the cycles of life and comes to represent the historical presence of Latinas in the Southwest.

[Source: Scratching the Belly of the Beast Catalogue, 1994]