Costa Rica/US | 2014 | 56 minutes | Color | DVD | English/Spanish | Subtitled | Order No. 161185
"A cautionary tale about what can happen when a religious ideology becomes law."
“Beautiful Sin is a mesmerizing film over a decade in the making. Anyone who is concerned about the state’s control of women’s bodies will find the film chilling."
"The film is beautifully crafted. I use it in my Yale seminar course “Reproductive Technologies: Global Perspectives."
SCREENING HIGHLIGHTS AND AWARDS
- San Diego Latino Film Festival
- Cine Las Americas
- Broadcast on Public Television Stations and World Channel
- Chicago Latino International Film Festival
- Cine+Mas San Francisco Latino Film Festival
Gabriela Quirós has long covered the intersection of science, technology and social change. Since 2006, she has worked as a staff video producer in the science unit at KQED Public Television in San Francisco, where she has directed more than 50 segments and half-hour documentaries and won two regional Emmys. She grew up in Costa Rica and worked there as a print reporter covering health, the environment and politics for Spanish- and English-language newspapers. She holds master’s degrees in journalism and Latin American studies from the University of California, Berkeley. (2/16)