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<nettime-ann> Human Rights & Immigration Abuse in Latin America | MARIA IN NOBODY'S LAND from WMM

Hi All,

I am writing from Women Make Movies, the non-profit distributor of films by and about women, to let you know about our **new release** MARIA IN NOBODY'S LAND. This film is essential for courses on human rights, Latin American studies, Chicano studies, immigration, labor, international studies and women's studies, as well as for public libraries and interested community groups. To celebrate this release, WMM is offering a special promotion on all titles from our Human Rights collection. 

I am posting more info below on MARIA IN NOBODY'S LAND and this special offer. Please feel free to contact me with any questions, and thanks as always for supporting independent women filmmakers!

MARIA IN NOBODY'S LAND <http://www.wmm.com/filmcatalog/pages/c840.shtml>

MARIA IN NOBODY'S LAND is an unprecedented and intimate look at the illegal and extremely dangerous journey of three Salvadoran women to the United States, through Mexican territory. Doña Inés, a 60 year old woman, has been looking for her daughter for five years and is following the same route her daughter took while crossing Mexico en route to America. Marta and Sandra, tired of the violence from their husbands and wanting to overcome poverty, decide to leave their families behind to travel to America - with only thirty dollars in their pockets. During their harrowing journey, the three women encounter prostitution, slave trade, rape, kidnapping and even death, in an unwavering quest for a better life. 

A film by Marcela Zamora Chamorro
El Salvador/Mexico, 2010, 86 minutes
Color, DVD, Subtitled (Spanish)
Institutional Price: $295.00
K-12, Public Libraries, Community Groups: $89.00

View the trailer here <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_w8rL_0PkUk>
Purchase the film here <http://www.wmm.com/filmcatalog/pages/c840.shtml>

**Special Offer on Films for Human Rights**
Get any of these titles at 50% off when you purchase MARIA IN NOBODY'S LAND at list price!

Order any title from our Human Rights Special Collection at 50% off the list price.* This offer applies to institutions only; public libraries, K-12 and community groups still receive any title for only $89. Does not include home video.

Check out the Human Rights special collection here <http://www.wmm.com/filmcatalog/collect14.shtml>

Some of these films include:

SENORITA EXTRAVIADA <http://www.wmm.com/filmcatalog/pages/c579.shtml> 
Sundance Winner and "Highly Recommended" by Educational Media Reviews Online.
SENORITA EXTRAVIADA, MISSING YOUNG WOMAN tells the haunting story of the more than 350 kidnapped, raped and murdered young women of Juárez, Mexico.

List Price: $295.00 | Sale Price: $147.50

AFTER THE RAPE: THE MUKHTAR MAI STORY <http://www.wmm.com/filmcatalog/pages/c775.shtml>
"Highly Recommended...a must have." - Educational Media Reviews Online
In 2002, Mukhtar Mai, a rural Pakistani woman from a remote part of the Punjab, was gang-raped by order of her tribal council as punishment for her younger brother?s alleged relationship with a woman from another clan. Instead of committing suicide or living in shame, Mukhtar spoke out, fighting for justice in the Pakistani courts?making world headlines. Further defying custom, she started two schools for girls in her village and a crisis center for abused women.
List Price: $295.00 | Sale Price: $147.50

THE PRICE OF SEX <http://www.wmm.com/filmcatalog/pages/c804.shtml> 
2012 American Library Association Notable Video for Adults Winner, "Powerful and heart-rending." - Anthropology Review Database
An unprecedented and compelling inquiry, THE PRICE OF SEX sheds light on the underground criminal network of human trafficking and experiences of trafficked Eastern European women forced into prostitution abroad.
List Price: $295.00 | Sale Price: $147.50

PUSHING THE ELEPHANT <http://www.wmm.com/filmcatalog/pages/c794.shtml>
"Highly recommended." - Educational Media Reviews Online
In the late 1990s, Rose Mapendo lost her family and home to the violence that engulfed the Democratic Republic of Congo. She emerged advocating forgiveness and reconciliation. In a country where ethnic violence has created seemingly irreparable rifts among Tutsis, Hutus and other Congolese, this remarkable woman is a vital voice in her beleaguered nation?s search for peace.
List Price: $295.00 | Sale Price: $147.50

EVERYONE THEIR GRAIN OF SAND <http://www.wmm.com/filmcatalog/pages/c680.shtml>
"Highly recommended...an engrossing film." - Video Librarian
This award-winning documentary reveals the struggles of the citizens of Maclovio Rojas in Tijuana, Mexico as they battle the state government?s attempts to evict them from their homes to make way for multi-national corporations seeking cheap land and labor.
List Price: $295.00 | Sale Price: $147.50

You can place your order directly through WMM's Online Shopping Cart. During checkout, enter promo code MARNOLS13 and your discount will be applied. For questions, email orders {AT} wmm.com, or call 212.925.0606 x360. Offer ends February 28, 2013.
**Cannot be used with 2013 films. Other exceptions may apply. Cannot be combined with any other offer.


All orders must be accompanied by an institutional purchase order or Prepayment. Payment may be made by institutional check, money order, or Visa, MasterCard and AMEX.

Women Make Movies * 462 Broadway #500LS * NY, NY * 10013 *
orders {AT} wmm.com
Tel: 212.925.0606 x360 

Please let me know if you have any questions and thank you for your support!


Liane Costello
Women Make Movies
462 Broadway, Suite 500
New York, NY 10013

WMM has three films at Sundance this year! New WMM release SALMA, by renowned filmmaker Kim Longinotto, has its world premiere in World Docs competition; two films from the Production Assistance Program will also premiere in the US Docs competition: AFTER TILLER by Martha Shane & Lana Wilson and GIDEON'S ARMY by Dawn Porter.

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