NOS LLAMAN GUERRERAS (THEY CALL US WARRIORS)
In a country torn apart by political and economic upheaval, a team of young women finds refuge in a sport that rises above their personal poverty and gendered social status. But when this new soccer team goes undefeated in all of South America, these women find themselves in the position to win Venezuela’s first World Cup and gain a new acceptance and voice in their home country.
Discussion to follow with Emiliana Duarte
Emiliana Duarte is a Venezuelan activist and journalist, based in Caracas. Her articles have been published in the The New York Times, The Atlantic and The New Republic, and she has contributed commentary to news outlets such as BBC World Radio, CBC radio, France24 and Huffington Post. She is the co-founder and former editor of Caracas Chronicles, a website on Venezuelan news and analysis in english.
Atlanta Film Festival
- International Premiere
- Official Selection
Screening Date/Time: Fri. June 8 | 2:30 PM
Venue: Hager Auditorium, Museum of the Rockies
Filmmaker Attending: Yes
Title: Nos Llaman Guerreras (They Call Us Warriors)
Genre: Documentary Feature
Original Story: Jennifer Socorro
Director: Jennifer Socorro, Edwin Corona, David Alonso
Executive Producer: Priscilla Torres
Producer: Jennifer Socorro