Marta Bautis  

Argentinean filmmaker Marta Noemí Bautis began her career as a photojournalist and has worked throughout Latin America. She is an award-winning documentary filmmaker whose work has been screened at numerous national and international film festivals, including the Sydney Latin American Film Festival, the Human Rights Film Festival and Women in the Director’s Chair. Her films include: DREAMING THE FUTURE, GLOBAL TANGO and NICARAGUA: THE CHILDREN ARE WAITING. Bautis is a faculty member at the School of Contemporary Arts, Ramapo College of New Jersey and founder of Tiempo Azul Productions. (01/20)

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Home is Struggle

A film by Marta Bautis, 1991, 37 min, Color

Using interviews, photographs and theatrical vignettes, Home is Struggle explores the lives of women who have come to the United States from different Latin American countries-Nicaragua, Chile, Argentina and the Dominican Republic-for very different reasons, economic and political. In sharing stories about their pasts and present and their views on issues such as sexism and…

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The Mother: Mitos Maternos

A film by Marta Bautis, 1994, 69 min, Color

This wry, self-reflective film explores the mythical figure of the mother from multiple viewpoints-documentary and fiction, Spanish and English, theory and experience. The director interviews people on the street, views Hollywood stalwarts of maternal sentiment like Stella Dallas, reads what feminist thinkers have to say on the subject, and copes with life as a single…

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