Lucinda Broadbent  

Lucinda has worked for over 20 years as a Director and Executive Producer of documentaries for Channel 4, BBC, Scottish Television and Sky that have been broadcast both in the UK and internationally. She specialized in human rights and social justice films. Her prizes include Amnesty International’s Media Award and ECHO Human Rights Award. As one of the founder members of media co-op, she’s also been involved in founding a number of feminist, LGBT, solidarity and peace activist groups and campaigns, as well as a housing co-operative. She’s on the Board of Positive Action in Housing and was Branch Secretary of her trade union BECTU, Chair of the Board of Directors of Glasgow Media Access Centre, a Board Member of Glasgay, and elected Board Member the European Documentary Network. She has been a Skillset careers advisor and a mentor for Scotland’s Screen Academy, the Prince’s Trust and SCVO’s Equalities program. Before media co-op, Lucinda was elected Board Member of the European Documentary Network, Branch Secretary of her trade union BECTU, and co-founded a housing co-operative. Lucinda has a lifetime’s experience as an activist in feminist, LGBT, anti-racist, peace and solidarity campaigns. She also tutors on international forums for emerging documentary filmmakers in Latin America, Middle East and Asia. Lucinda loves her bicycle and she grows geraniums and potatoes on the roof of her flat. (01/20)

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A film by Lucinda Broadbent, 2000, 26 min, Color

In 1998, Managua, Nicaragua became host to one of the most publicized and controversial cases of sexual abuse to hit modern day Latin America. At the epicenter of the scandal stood none other than Nicaraguan Sandinista leader and ex-President Daniel Ortega. Revered as a revolutionary hero and symbol of military strength, Ortega was accused on…

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Sex and the Sandinistas

A film by Lucinda Broadbent, 1991, 25 min, Color

Nicaragua is known for the Sandinista Revolution, an inspiring struggle for national liberation. What has never been told before is the story of how homosexuals, in the teeth of a machista Roman Catholic culture, battled for their own space inside the Revolution. What really happened when the Sandinistas found their soldiers and revolutionary comrades falling…

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