NYADIFF

MAESTRA

NY Premiere

Fri, Nov. 29 @ 2PM – Chapel  –  Tickets Here

Thousands of teenage girls join the National Campaign for Literacy to help teach their country to read and write. Traveling to remote mountain regions, often against the will of their parents, they lived with their students for up to one year, teaching at night and on weekends. Over 700,000 illiterate adults learned to read & write that year. And the young teachers lives would never be the same. 

Directed by Catherine Murphy, 1961, 20 min.,  Havana/Cuba,  Documentary, Spanish with English subt. Shown with “Grenada: Colonialism and Conflict”.  Q&A After the screening.


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