Film Screening and Q&A with the Director | Fishing Her: Mujeres de Sal

Film Screening and Q&A
March 15, 2021
Virtual (Zoom)

The Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Committee invites you to a special screening of Fishing Her: Mujeres de sal followed by a Q&A with the director, Ana María Jessie Serna.

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Fishing Her: Mujeres de Sal
Colombia  |  2018  |  11 min
English/Creole/Spanish languages  |  English subtitles

This award-winning documentary features twelve fisherwomen from the archipelago of San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina who tell their stories and that of their archipelago through their experiences at sea, challenging and carrying out work seen as masculine. They describe extraordinary memories of their relationship with the sea, fishing, and their daily life. Screened at over twenty global events and some of the most important international film festivals since its release, Fishing Her: Mujeres de sal received the award for Best Caribbean Documentary at the Festival Audiovisual de los Montes de María in 2019, as well as Best Documentary by Vive Afro magazine in 2020. 

Doce mujeres pescadoras del Archipiélago de San Andrés, Providencia y Santa Catalina cuenta su historia y la de su archipiélago a través de sus vivencias en el mar desafiando y realizando una labor vista como masculina. Así describen unas extraordinarias memorias de su relación con el mar, la pesca y su vida cotidiana. 

Sarah Piña
College of Arts and Humanities; College of Social Sciences and Professional Studies; Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Committee
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